Cream of Spinach Soup


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 158.2
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.4 mg
  • Sodium: 902.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 6.9 g

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Introduction

from Mollie Katzen's Soup Book from Mollie Katzen's Soup Book
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    - Onions, 1 large, chopped
    - Potato, 2 medium, peeled and chopped
    - Water, 3 cups
    - Salt, 2 tsp
    - Spinach, fresh, 1 pound, cleaned and stemmed
    - Garlic, 5 cloves, peeled only
    - Milk, hot nonfat, 1.5 cup
    - Nutmeg, ground, (to taste)
    - Butter, salted, 2 tbsp
    - Whole Wheat Flour, 3 tbsps

Directions

1) Place onion, potatoes, water and salt in a large pot. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer until the potatoes are tender. Remove from heat, add spinach and garlic cloves and set aside.

2) Melt the butter over low heat in a small pan. Whisk in flour and keep whisking over low heat for 5 minutes. Drizzle in the milk. Continue to whisk and cook until smooth (about 5 to 8 minutes more).

3) Purée the vegetables in their cooking water; return the purée to the pan. Stir in the white sauce. Adjust the salt and add white pepper to taste. Serve hot, topped with a subtle sprinkling of nutmeg.

Number of Servings: 6

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