Cabbage and Swiss Chard Soup

This is simple and delicious.  You could sustitute kale for cabbage or other greens for swiss chard.  It's flexible.

  • 2-3 TBLS cooking oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 pound Swiss Chard, chopped
  • 1-2 pounds green cabbage, shredded
  • 1/4 pound bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 TSP turmeric
  • 6+ cups broth
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • parsley, chopped for garnish

Saute onion and bacon in oil until onion is translucent, about 5-10 minutes.  Stir in garlic, Swiss chard, cabbage and cook a few minutes until slightly softened.  Add turmeric and broth to cover generously.  Simmer until vegetables are soft, approx 1/2 hour.  Season with salt and pepper.  Garnish with parsley.