Recipe: Radish leaves soup

Story of a radish from seed to soup
April 15, 2008

I didn't know what compost was until last year. I tought that the compost bin was some kind of electric oven for weeds. I swear it!
After some googling I understood the basics, and this winter I started experimenting: tea grounds, apple peels, cat hair, dead leaves, paper, ungerminated seeds...
All in a pot on the balcony, and then covered with soil.
This spring I put a radish seed in the pot: will it rot? will it be some kind of mutant?

Radish ready to be harvestedIt's huge! Ready to be harvested...

RadishOooops! What an embarassing shape.

Radish leafOk, my hands are small. But these are giant leaves... and I find out that they are edible. That was my meal today:

Radish leaves soup

Radish leaves soup

Serves one:
1 fresh radish with leaves
1 potato
1/2 onion
1/2 glass vegetable broth
1 glass milk
1 tbsp. butter

Fry the onion in a large pan with butter for 5 minutes.
Peel the potato, cut it into small cubes and put in the pan. Add vegetable broth and cook 10 minutes.
Snap off the tough stems from the radish leaves. Cut the leaves into slices and add into the soup.
Cook for a few minutes. Puree soup in food processor. Add milk and nutmeg and put in the pan again, medium heat.
Remove from heat after 5 minutes. Serve in a bowl, garnished with radish slices.

Radish leaves omelette with niraAnother radish leaves recipe:

Radish leaves omelette with nira

Tags: Butter  Milk  Nutmeg  Potatoes  Radish  Soups  
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Author: Vale

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