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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 147.7
  • Total Fat: 7.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,369.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g

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Spinach and Pea Soup with Mint

Submitted by: OJAMIE

Introduction

A great soup for a any time of year! Thick and creamy feeling for a rainy day, but light and sweet enough for the hottest summer day. Get a great dose of vegetables in every serving without feeling too full. Cream can be added if you're feeling extravagant, and this can be made vegetarian with a quick switch to veggie broth.
This soup can be whipped up in less than 20 minutes for a quick lunch.
A great soup for a any time of year! Thick and creamy feeling for a rainy day, but light and sweet enough for the hottest summer day. Get a great dose of vegetables in every serving without feeling too full. Cream can be added if you're feeling extravagant, and this can be made vegetarian with a quick switch to veggie broth.
This soup can be whipped up in less than 20 minutes for a quick lunch.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 large onions
    2 cloves garlic
    3 T olive oil or unsalted butter
    1 9 oz package baby spinach
    1 small bag frozen peas
    3 cups chicken broth (low sodium)
    2 T chopped fresh mint
    salt and pepper
    Optional: 3/4 cream, 1/2 cup sour cream


Directions

Saute onion and garlic in oil or butter on medium high heat until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add in bag of spinach and stir until wilted, about a minute. Add in chicken broth and peas and bring to a boil for 5-10 minutes. Turn off heat and add mint. using an immersion blender, carefully blend until smooth. (If using a standard blender, let the soup cool considerably before blending in two batches).
If desired, add in cream after blending the soup, or add a dollop of sour cream to each bowl.

Serving Size: Makes 6 big bowls

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OJAMIE.






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