Healthy Swiss chard soup which supports bone health

Healthy Swiss chard soup

Swiss chard soup  without miso

Ingredients for 4 persons

11 Swiss chard leaves

2 heads onion

3 carrots 

½  parsnip Ingredients

½ bunch of parsley

1 tea spoon of miso paste

(or ½ tea spoon of sea salt)

4-5 cups of  water (500-600 ml)

2 tablespoons of cold pressed olive oil (not necessary)

 

Preparation

* Place the Swiss chard leaves in a bowl of water and  put 2 tea spoons of sodium bicarbonate(Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate). After 10-15 minutes wash each Swiss chard leaf separately.

* Cut the onion crescents and place them in the pot .

 Onion in a pot

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Cut the carrots  into ellipses , and ellipses in a strips and place them in the pot.

 Carrots

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Cut the parsnip into ellipses and ellipses in a strips and put them on the carrots in a pot.

 Parsnip

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Cut the handles of Swiss chard at an angle of 45 degrees and place them on the parsnips.

 Handles of Swiss chard

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Add 1 cup (250 ml.) of water and allow to soften for 10 minutes over low heat.

 A glass of water in a pot

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Cut the Swiss chard leaves in the middle of the tendon in half. Put the half from the leaves over another half.

Two halves of Swiss chard

 

 

 

 

 

*Then cut Swiss chard at an angle of 45 degrees taking care not to damage the tendons of  the Swiss chard.

 Swiss chard in a pot

 

 

 

 

 

 

* After 10 minutes, when the vegetables soften, add the cut Swiss chard in a skillet, add 2 or 3 cups of 250 ml. water (depending on how thick you want the  soup to be) and allow to boil for 5 more minutes.

 Pаrsley

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Finally add the finely chopped parsley.

* If you do not use miso paste, add  ½ tea spoon sea salt,  and allow to boil for 5 more minutes,but if you want to put miso paste in a soup.

 Water in a  miso paste

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Turn off the heat and wait 10 to 15 minutes.

Adding miso paste  in a soup

 

 

 

 

 

 

* In a separate bowl dissolve 1 teaspoon miso paste with  a little water and add it to the soup.

Swiss chard soup with miso paste

* When the Swiss chard is ready to eat, you don`t have anything else to do but to enjoy the taste.

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