Vegetable "Detox" Soup

2 tbls olive oil
1 onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups sliced white button mushrooms
3 chopped carrots
2 cups chopped broccoli florets
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
5 cups vegetable/ chicken broth
2 cups torn kale leaves

In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for about 5 minutes, until the onion is soft and translucent.

Add the mushrooms, carrots, and broccoli and stir to combine. Season generously with salt and pepper and sauté for 5 minutes more.

Stir in the ginger, turmeric, cumin, and cinnamon and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes, until fragrant.

Add the broth and stir to combine. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer until the vegetables are tender, 15-20 minutes.

Just before serving, stir in the kale and cook until wilted.

Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy! X

Vegetable "Detox" Soup