Spinach and potato soup

    20 min

    A quick, nutritious soup made with potato and a bag of fresh spinach. The fact that it's ready in 20 minutes makes it even better!


    County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
    162 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 potatoes, peeled and sliced
    • 1 (200g) bag fresh spinach leaves
    • 1 1/2 chicken stock cubes
    • 1 litre water
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Melt the butter in a saucepan and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Stir in the sliced potatoes; cook gently over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until they are slightly cooked and golden in colour.
    2. Stir in the spinach leaves; pour in the water and add the stock cubes.
    3. Bring to the boil; reduce heat and allow to simmer for 5 - 10 minutes.
    4. Remove from heat. Use a hand held immersion blender to puree the soup.
    5. If you like, you can serve with a swirl of cream and a twist of black pepper.

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    Really enjoyed this soup although I did add a finely chopped leak as well. Thank you....  -  03 Feb 2014


    yummy recipe although I added a tiny bit of garlic salt to give it some flavour  -  30 Oct 2013


    Lovely soup :-D very easy to make and tasty.  -  01 Mar 2014