Cream Of Spinach Soup Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
CuisineCourse
MethodDish

Ingredients

 Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Diced onion1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Instant chicken broth and seasoning mix2 1⁄5 Ounce
 All purpose flour1 Tablespoon
 Skim milk3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Frozen chopped spinach10 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 644 Calories from Fat 237

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.1%

Saturated Fat 5.4 g26.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.9 mg

Sodium 757.7 mg31.6%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.4 g37.5%

Sugars 43.7 g

Protein 35 g71%

Vitamin A 554.1% Vitamin C 164.1%

Calcium 117.7% Iron 50%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In 1 1/2-quart saucepan heat margarine until bubbly and hot; add onions, sprinkle with broth mix, and saute until onions are soft.
Sprinkle onions with flour and stir quickly to combine; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
Continuing to stir, gradually add milk and bring just to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer, stirring, until mixture thickens; stir in cooked spinach, remove from heat, and let cool slightly.
Pour 2 cups soup into blender container and process at low speed until thoroughly blended, about 30 seconds.
Transfer mixture to 2-quart bowl and repeat procedure with remaining soup, 2 cups at a time, until all soup has been processed; pour soup back into saucepan and heat.
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