Creamy Herb Soup

    Creamy Herb Soup

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    1hr5min


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    About this recipe: A creamy soup that's bursting full of flavour. Sauteed spring onions are simmered with spinach, basil, parsley, chicken stock and cream. Serve with fresh crusty bread.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 - 10

    • 50g margarine
    • 100g spring onions, chopped
    • 30g spinach, chopped
    • 30g fresh basil, chopped
    • 30g fresh parsley, chopped
    • 1.2 litres chicken stock
    • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
    • 250ml whipping cream
    • salt to taste
    • ground black pepper to taste
    • 30g margarine, softened
    • 2 tablespoons plain flour

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Melt 50g margarine in a large saucepan. Saute onions until tender, about 10 minutes. Add spinach, basil and parsley. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.
    2. Stir in stock and sugar. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
    3. Turn heat to low. Slowly stir in cream.
    4. In a separate pan, blend together 30g margarine and flour. Whisk in a little of the hot soup, beating until smooth. Pour mixture slowly into soup, stirring constantly. Bring just to the boil and remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper.

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