Beautiful with color, brimming with fresh Summer Vegetables, brothy and delicious. With this recipe, Fresh Summer Soup sounds so inviting.
This flavorful Summer soup recipe is as easy as it is healthy. Using fresh Summer produce, a flavorful broth and fresh lemon thyme from the garden. Exquisite in flavor.
In the heat of the Summer, it seems odd to to think about cooking soup. but give this a try and you’ll be slurping your way through August. But then again, I have an obvious fascination with soups.
The broth is simply flavored with nothing but the fresh vegetables and some lemon thyme. A wonderful treat for any soup.
Take a look at this great way to use Summer vegetables.
- 4 baby beets scrubed and halved
- 4 baby carrots scrubbed, left whole
- 1/2 sweet onion coarsely chopped
- 1 clove garlic chopped
- 1 small summer squash peeled and cubed
- 1 cup shredded red chard
- 6 ounces boneless/skinless chicken breast sliced
- 2 T . olive oil
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 4 sprigs fresh lemon thyme leaves stripped, stems discarded
- Parmesan Cheese curls for garnish
In a Dutch oven heat olive oil on medium high heat, add chicken slices and saute until browned. Add broth, carrots, beets, onion and garlic. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add squash, thyme leaves and chard, cover and simmer all for another 3 minutes.
Ladle into a pretty bowl and top with Parmesan curls and a few sprinkles of fresh ground pepper. Serve with a fresh salad and some bread and you've got a delicious meal in a matter of minutes. Serves 2.
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