Vegetable soup

Ingredients

  • vegetable stock (for home-made stock, see Fried roots and greens recipe)
  • greens for cooking, such as spinach, chard, leafy greens or wild garlic
  • croutons
  • cheese

Method

Heat vegetable broth until boiling. Add chopped greens, cook for a few minutes and adjust seasoning. Serve with croutons, grated cheese, and a touch of butter or olive oil in each bowl.

To make your own croutons

Cut bread into 3/4" chunks and leave to get stale for a week in a dry place. Toast until golden in a skillet with some oil and chopped fresh rosemary. Add halved garlic cloves a couple minutes into cooking and season.

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