Spinach Soup

by Todd Leonard CEC on May 20, 2014
Todd Leonard CEC
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Overall Rating: 5/5 | Kids Rating: 0/5

Description:

Delicious way to get your veggies in!

Serves: 6

Prep Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Total Time: 25 min

Total Time:
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
25 min
5 min
20 min
* Adjusting the servings on a recipe adjusts only the first measurement for each ingredient, and does not adjust any measurements in the directions.

Ingredients:

Garnish



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Directions:

  1. Cook bacon in a soup pot until brown. Pour through a strainer and reserve grease. Return half of bacon back to pot and sweat with garlic and butter.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients except for the béchamel, spinach, cream, lemon juice, and vinegar. Simmer for 7 minutes.
  3. Add béchamel and stir well, allowing to come to a simmer for 1 minute. Fold in spinach and cream and allow to simmer 1 more minute.
  4. Blend in a blender until smooth and silky. Return to pot and bring to a simmer. Finish with lemon juice and vinegar.
  5. To make garnish, sweat onions with remaining bacon until onions are soft.
  6. Add seasonings and peppers and cook 1 minute. Spoon a large tablespoon of garnish into each bowl of soup.

Yield: 6 cups. Recipe featured in January 2014 Thrive It Up broadcast.