Carrot Top and Quinoa Soup

This is one of the easiest soups to make.

Total Time:  25min
Prep Time:  5min
Cook Time:  20min

Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp light olive oil or safflower oil
  • 1/2 sweet onion, diced
  • approx 4 cups broth
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch rounds
  • 1 cup carrot, tops washed and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • sea salt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • OPTIONAL ADDITIONS:  chopped celery, savory (herb),

Step by Step

  1. First, saute carrots and onions in butter and/or oil.  If you have any other veggies (like celery!), add it in.
  2. Then, add in carrot tops and let them suck up the buttery goodness.
  3. Throw rinsed/soaked uncooked quinoa on top.
  4. Fill the rest of the pot with broth (veggie, chicken, beef, etc) and let it cook down.  Serve over tasty bread (sourdough?) and top with cheese!
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