Quick spinach soup

Quick spinach soup


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About this recipe: If Popeye had a favourite soup, this would be it! This quick spinach soup can be made with fresh or frozen spinach, depending on what you have to hand and can be garnished with croutons or a dollop of crème fraiche for an extra treat.

jean.isacke Dorset, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 60g (2 oz) butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 60g (2 oz) plain flour
  • 300ml (1/2 pt) milk
  • 600ml (1 pt) chicken stock
  • 450g (1 lb) spinach, chopped
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook and stir until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the flour then gradually stir in the milk and stock and bring to the boil.
  2. Add spinach and simmer until wilted, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and season with nutmeg, salt and pepper. Blend the soup in a food processor or using a handheld liquidiser until smooth. Ladle soup into warmed bowls and serve immediately.

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Reviews (2)


Simple and easy yet full of flavour. I adjusted the ingredients to keep it vegan and gluten free. - 28 Oct 2015


Quick,easy & delicious. Love the addition of nutmeg - a great winter warmer. - 17 Jan 2015

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