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Late Summer Harvest Soup

It’s the time of year that certain vegetables are so plentiful that everyone who has a garden is pressing their bounty onto friends.

We had a nice visit with Missy, Evan and Marge a their Poe Valley camp and before we left Missy made sure we took a couple of huge yellow squashes with us. “I call this one home-wrecker,” she joked about the longest and most suggestive of the squashes.

Today we put “home-wrecker” to good use in a pot of soup packed with other veggies of the season. A big onion, a couple of potatoes and carrots, half a green pepper and a few stalks of celery all sautéed up nicely before I added a couple of cups of vegetable stock, a few dashes of liquid smoke and 3/4 cup of lentils.

The soup simmered for 1/2 hour and was ready just in time for Jim to come home for lunch and to refuel Amy & Arron after their workout. I buzzed the immersion blender in it just a couple of times to give the broth a little added thickening.

Arron noted that the air has just a hint of Autumn in it and I think enjoying the harvest of late Summer makes us appreciate the next turning of the wheel of the year.

About trueindigo

vegan, runner, blogger, mom, model, artist, tarot reader.

One response »

  1. Ohh wow this sounds delicious, will definitely be trying this 🙂


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