Cream of Spinach Soup

This is a delicious soup. Pair with an entrée salad for a complete luncheon. This soup is also appropriate for group brunches.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, to taste
  • 2 cups half-and-half, at room temperature

Directions

  • Combine the spinach, onions, and stock in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a low boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until the spinach is tender, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, add the salt, pepper, and nutmeg, and let cool for several minutes.
  • Transfer the spinach mixture to a food processor fitted with a metal blade (or a blender). Process until smooth. Work in batches if necessary.
  • Transfer the spinach mixture back to the saucepan and slowly add the half-and-half, stirring constantly to combine. Reheat gently until heated throughout, about 6 to 8 minutes; do not boil. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, to taste
  • 2 cups half-and-half, at room temperature

Directions

  • Combine the spinach, onions, and stock in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a low boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until the spinach is tender, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, add the salt, pepper, and nutmeg, and let cool for several minutes.
  • Transfer the spinach mixture to a food processor fitted with a metal blade (or a blender). Process until smooth. Work in batches if necessary.
  • Transfer the spinach mixture back to the saucepan and slowly add the half-and-half, stirring constantly to combine. Reheat gently until heated throughout, about 6 to 8 minutes; do not boil. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium630mg
Total Carbohydrate9g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars4g
Protein13g