Marcia’s (Farmer Dave’s Mother) Spring Greens Soup   


This is a delicious and simple way to use up some of your potatoes and greens on a rainy spring day.



  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 3 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 12oz potatoes, cut up
  • 3 cups mushrooms, sliced & sauteed in butter
  • 6 cups fresh greens
  • 2 cups parsley


  1. Saute onion in soup pot.
  2. Add broth and potatoes and simmer, covered for about 10 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  3. Use an immersion blender to blend the onion-potato mixture until smooth.  (Or allow to cool slightly and carefully transfer to a blender in batches)
  4. Add greens and parsley, simmer until tender.
  5. Blend again until desired consistency.
  6. Add sauteed mushrooms and salt & pepper to taste.