Jeanine, a CSA shareholder from Rockville, MD, writes, "Here are two amazing recipes I used this week with the veggies in my CSA share. Both are fantastic!" The following recipe was originally published in Bon Appétit in November of 2004. Thank you, Jeanine!
Portuguese Green Soup Serves 4
2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 bunch collard greens, center stems cut away, leaves thinly sliced 1 pound fully cooked spicy sausage (such as linguiça, andouille, or hot links), cut into 1/2-inch-thick rounds 5 3/4 cups low-salt chicken broth 1 3/4 pounds russet potatoes, peeled, diced 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
Directions Heat olive oil in large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic. Sauté until onion is soft and golden , about 5 minutes. Add collard greens and sauté until wilted, about 4 minutes. Add sausage and sauté 5 minutes. Add broth and potatoes. Simmer soup uncovered until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes. Transfer 2 cups soup (without sausage) to processor. Blend until smooth; return to pot of soup and bring to simmer. Mix in crushed red pepper. Season with salt and black pepper.