Creamy & Healthy Spinach Soup
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.
- 1 pound Fresh Spinach Leaves
- 1 tablespoon Butter
- 1 small Onion
- 1 tablespoon Garlic Minced
- 1 Jalapeno Sliced
- 2 cups Low Sodium Vegetable Stock warm
- 4 ounce Cream Cheese at room temperature
- ¼ cup Freshly grated parmesan Cheese (more to sprinkle on top)
- ½ teaspoon Salt (Adjust as per taste)
- ¼ teaspoon Freshly 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
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 967mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 760IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 1mg