Vibrant green, refreshing creamy Spinach soup is loaded with health benefits of Spinach. It is light, comforting and perfect soup on any day. Recipe video with step by step instruction after the recipe.
Prep Time 1hour10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
1poundFresh Spinach Leaves
1tablespoon Garlic Minced
2cupsLow Sodium Vegetable Stockwarm
4ounceCream Cheeseat room temperature
1/4cup Freshly grated parmesan Cheese(more to sprinkle on top)
1/2teaspoonSalt(Adjust as per taste)
1/4teaspoonFreshly grated black pepper(Adjust as per taste)
Bring a big pot of water to boil. Meanwhile, in another bowl keep ice cold water ready.
Add cleaned Spinach leave to the pot of boiling water. Cook briefly for around 30 seconds.
Then immediately remove from hot water and plunge Spinach for the ice bath.
Let the spinach sit in ice bath for 5-6 minutes. Then drain it in a colander and keep aside.
In another soup pot, melt butter.
Add minced garlic and chopped onion. Saute for 1-2 minutes. Let the onion soften and raw smell of garlic is gone.
Add one chopped Jalapeno ( Deseed it if you don't want the heat). Cook for 30 seconds.
Stir in blanched SPinach, warm vegetable stock, Cream Cheese, salt and pepper. Let it cook for around 1-2 minute.
Switch off the flame. Using an immersion blender blend until it is smooth and creamy.
Stir in Parmesan cheese.
Serve warm topped with more grated parmesan and sprinkle freshly cracked black pepper