Spinach and Mushroom Soup

    Spinach and Mushroom Soup

    6saves
    45min


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    About this recipe: A delicious and nutritious spinach soup. Sauteed mushrooms are simmered with sherry, chicken stock, milk and spinach, before being garnished with prawns and served.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 50g butter
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 225g fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • 125ml dry sherry
    • 415ml chicken stock
    • 1 litre milk
    • 2 bunches fresh spinach, cleaned and chopped
    • 4 spring onions, chopped
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 225g cooked small prawns

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook until the mixture turns a darker yellow colour, about 5 minutes. Stir in the mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes.
    2. Whisk in the sherry, chicken stock and milk, then add the spinach, spring onions, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Bring to the boil over high heat, whisking constantly, then reduce heat to medium low and simmer until the spinach is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Garnish with prawns to serve.

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