Indulgently rich, this Creamy Spinach Soup recipe will have everyone “eating their vegetables”. For 160 calories and 7g of protein, do you need another reason to try this delicious recipe?
clove garlic, minced
cups chicken broth
cups packed baby spinach
cup heavy cream
salt and pepper, to taste
cream, if desired
croutons, if desired
In large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.
Add onion and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until tender.
Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
Add flour and whisk 1 minute. Gradually whisk in broth.
Add spinach and stir until wilted. Simmer over low heat 10 minutes.
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.
Ladle into bowls. Drizzle with additional cream, if desired and sprinkle with croutons.