Cream Of Spinach Soup


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Cream of Spinach Soup features a blend of spinach, onions and chillies combined with white sauce and fresh cream, all of which gives it a milky flavour and rich mouth-feel.

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One of the most delicious ways to serve spinach... so tasty that everybody right from kids to senior citizens will slurp it up! Luscious to the core, the Cream of Spinach Soup features a blend of spinach, onions and chillies combined with white sauce and fresh cream, all of which gives it a milky flavour and rich mouth-feel. Keep some aside for you in the kitchen, or there won’t be a drop left in the bowl.

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Cream Of Spinach Soup recipe - How to make Cream Of Spinach Soup

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients
4 cups roughly chopped spinach (palak)
1 tbsp butter
1/2 cup roughly chopped onions
1 tsp chopped green chillies

For The White Sauce
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 cup milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

For The Garnish
fresh cream
Method
For the white sauce

  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and cook on a slow flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, or till the sauce thickens, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the spinach and green chillies, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add 2 cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Allow the mixture to cool completely. Once cooled blend in a mixer till smooth.
  5. Transfer the mixture back into the same deep non-stick pan, add the white sauce and a little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve immediately garnished with fresh cream.
Accompaniments

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy91 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates5.3 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat5.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A2711.3 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C14.2 mg
Folic Acid58.3 mcg
Calcium108.6 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium66.7 mg
Potassium140.3 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Reviews

Cream Of Spinach Soup
4
 on 20 Jun 17 11:00 PM


CB - Easy recipe but the green chilli kills the taste of the spinach in my opinion. Plain salt and pepper would have been perfect.
Cream of Spinach Soup
5
 on 03 Apr 15 04:49 PM


A perfect cream of spinach soup. Easy and quick to make. very rich and smooth in taste I served this soup, with garlic bread for my guest, and they loved it.
Cream of Spinach Soup
5
 on 31 Dec 10 12:45 PM


Its a beautiful, rich, green soup! Very pleasing on a cold winter night! The bread croutons go well with it.