Blake’s Cream of Cold Weather Soup with Braised Greens

 Millsap Farm

 Blake’s Cream of Cold Weather Soup with Braised Greens

Ingredients:2-3 medium turnips

1 daikon radish

1 bunch of kale

1 large onion

4 cloves of garlic

6 cups vegetable stock

½ cup yogurt or cream

juice of a lemon

salt and pepper

olive oil

Serves 4-6


  1. Peel and cut turnips (set aside greens) and radish into small chunks. Bake on a cookie sheet with a drizzle of oil, salt and pepper at 400oF for20 min.
  2. Rinse and cut turnip greens and kale.
  3. In a large pot, heat a bit of oil and sauté onion for 5 min, add in turnip greens, kale, and minced garlic. Add a splash of water and lemon juice and braise for 5 minutes, covered. Remove about half of this for topping.
  4. Add stock and bring it to a boil, then add radish and turnips and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Blend soup with immersion blender adding yogurt or cream and lemon juice.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste and top with braised greens.


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