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Creamed Kale Soup

This is a delicious recipe that will satisfy any palette. Creamed Kale Soup is easy to make and lets not forget how healthy it is. Just one more way to enjoy Lady Moon Farm's kale.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 6 People

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Tbs Olive oil
  • 10-15 Ounces Kale stems removed and chopped
  • 4 Cloves Garlic Finely Minced
  • 4 Tbs Butter
  • 1 Small Onion diced
  • 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 4-1/2 Cups Whole milk
  • 1 Tsp Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4-1/2 Tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 4 Ounces Parmesan cheese shredded

Instructions
 

  • Peel and mince the garlic.
  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add the kale and cook, stirring constantly.
  • The kale will become bright green when it is wilted.
  • Add the kale to a blender or food processor, pour in 1/4 cup hot water (more if needed) and pulse until pureed.
  • Set aside.
  • In a large soup pot on medium high heat, cook the onion in butter until it begins to soften.
  • Sprinkle in the flour and stir to combine.
  • Add the milk, stirring occasionally.
  • Add salt, pepper, and cayenne and stir.
  • Pour in pureed kale, then cook another 3 to 5 minutes until thickened.
  • Stirring constantly over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Check seasonings, adding more salt, pepper, or cayenne as needed.
  • Serve in a bowl topped with a little grated Parmesan cheese.