Autumn Minestrone


Autumn Minestrone

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March 29, 2017

Autumn Minestrone


2 T canola or other vegetable oil

1 c chopped onions or leeks

2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed

2 1/2 c peeled and cubed winter squash

1 celeriac, diced

1/2 c peeled and diced carrots

2 1/2 c cubed potatoes

1 t dried oregano

2 t salt

1/2 t ground black pepper

6 c water

4 c chopped kale/chard/spinach  or smaller amount soup celery

1 1/2 c cooked or canned white beans


1Warm the oil in a large soup pot on medium heat. Add the onions and garlic, and sauté for 5 minutes.

2 Add the squash, celery, carrots, potatoes, oregano, salt, pepper, and water and cook until the potatoes are almost done.

3 Add the kale and beans and simmer for another 5 to 7 minutes, until the kale is tender and the beans are hot.