Winter Greens Soup

Winter Greens Soup

A smooth purée with a rustic flavour, blending kale, baby spinach, and zucchini with sautéed leek, celery, and garlic.

Makes 5 Servings
Total Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Container Low-Profile 2.0-litre Container


  • 200 g large leek, sliced, cleaned, white parts only
  • 100 g celery stalk, cut into large chunks
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, optional
  • 720 ml vegetable broth
  • 180 g tomatoes, quartered
  • 120 g kale
  • 250 g medium zucchini, halved
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt, optional
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 90 g baby spinach
  • 15 g Italian flat leaf parsley
  • 1½ Tablespoons red wine vinegar


  1. In a large saucepan, sauté leeks, celery, and garlic in oil over medium heat for 10 minutes. Stir in broth, tomatoes, kale, zucchini, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered, 5 minutes, stirring once. Remove from heat and let cool for 30 minutes.
  2. Place half of the mixture into the Vitamix container and secure the lid.
  3. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 30 to 40 seconds.
  4. Repeat with the second batch. After blending, remove lid and add in fresh spinach, parsley and vinegar. Secure the lid.
  5. Select Variable 6. Pulse 5 times. Serve immediately.

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