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Creamy Spinach Soup

Creamy Spinach Soup

Indulgently creamy, this spinach soup recipe will have everyone “eating their vegetables”.

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servings Makes 4 servings 4
preparation time PREP Under 15 minutes
total time TOTAL Under 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups packed baby spinach
  • 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • cream, if desired
  • croutons, if desired

Directions

  1. In large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add onion and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until tender.
  2. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  3. Add flour and whisk 1 minute. Gradually whisk in broth. Add spinach and stir until wilted. Simmer over low heat 10 minutes.
  4. Grate peel from lemon. Juice lemon; add lemon juice to soup. Using food processor or blender, process soup to smooth puree. Return to pan. Add ¼ cup cream and lemon peel to soup. Simmer 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Ladle into bowls. Drizzle with additional cream, if desired and sprinkle with croutons.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories160

Protein7g

Carbohydrates12g

Fiber2g

Sugars2g

Fat10g

Cholesterol30mg

Sodium440mg

Saturated Fat6g

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