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While this soup may seem virtuous with a trifecta of healthful green vegetables, including green peas, baby spinach and asparagus, it tastes anything but. Fragrant herbs and green onions add zing, and a dollop of crème fraîche adds a touch of indulgence to the soup.
Fragrant spices including turmeric, coriander and curry powder lend deep flavor to this soup without having to simmer on the stove top for hours. A drizzle of harissa, a Moroccan-style blend, adds a kick of spice, but you can easily omit it if you can’t find it.
Using jarred red peppers is a clever shortcut to bring deep roasted flavors to this vibrant soup without taking the time to roast them yourself. Chopped preserved lemon adds a nice tang to the soup, but if you can’t find it, you can use 4 teaspoons grated lemon zest and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
Turmeric is a potent antioxidant with anti-inflammatory effects. Studies show that turmeric can help relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis and digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome. Plus, it’s packed with manganese, a mineral that helps with wound healing and blood sugar control.
Hailing from the Amazon rain forest, antioxidant-rich acai berry offers fiber and plant-based omega-3, -6 and -9 fatty acids. It contains a class of antioxidants called anthocyanins, plant pigments that have been associated with a reduced risk of heart disease.