Fennel Apple Soup

Super simple and extremely good for you. Fennel has numerous medicinal uses and health benefits including relief from anemia, indigestion, respiratory disorders, menstrual disorders and eye care. Cut it in half to use up your items in the CSA box.


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion
2 (medium to large) fennel bulbs stems removed and diced
2 large apples, peeled, cored and diced
1 quart chicken stock
2-3 sprigs thyme


Heat olive oil in a large pot. Saute onion over low or medium heat for 10-15 minutes until soft and almost browned. Add fennel and apples and cook for 5-10 minutes until they start to soften or brown. Add chicken stock and thyme. Puree soup in small batches (for safety purposes) in a vitamix or other blender until smooth and creamy. Reheat soup and serve.

Recipe from www.elanaspantry.com