Clear Soup with Spinach and Mushrooms


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Clear Soup with Spinach and Mushrooms

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clear soup with spinach and mushrooms recipe | mushroom spinach soup | healthy mushroom clear soup | garlic spinach mushroom soup is a finger-licking and satiating soup. Learn how to make mushroom clear soup.

To make clear soup with spinach and mushrooms, heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a high flame for a few seconds. Add the spinach and mushrooms and sauté on a high flame for 1 minute. Add the clear vegetable stock, soya sauce, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Serve immediately topped with sesame seeds.

Sautéed spinach and mushrooms come as an exciting twist to clear vegetable stock, which is perked up with peppy soya sauce and ground black pepper, but the most adventurous touch to this recipe is the topping of roasted sesame seeds, which transforms comforting vegetable stock into a snazzy garlic spinach mushroom soup whose flavour lingers on your taste buds.

For those aspiring weight loss or suffering from diabetes or heart disease, your search for a healthy Chinese soup ends here. Crafted with 2 low calorie vegetables, spinach and mushrooms, with the flavour of vegetable stock this appetizing healthy mushroom clear soup is a satiating combination which will please the diners.

Enjoy this light and peppy soup with starters like Creamed Corn Cake and Spring Onion Parcels.

As a healthier alternative, enjoy this mushroom spinach soup with healthy momos.

Tips for clear soup with spinach and mushrooms. 1. We have torn the spinach into small pieces, but you can chop it if you wish to. 2. To roast sesame seeds, place them on a tava and lightly roast on a slow flame till the turn crisp. Ensure you stir it continuously, to avoid them from burning. 3. Add the sesame seeds to the Clear Soup with Spinach and Mushrooms just before serving, to retain its crispness.

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Clear Soup with Spinach and Mushrooms recipe - How to make Clear Soup with Spinach and Mushrooms

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients

For Clear Soup With Spinach and Mushrooms
3 cups clear vegetable stock
1 cup spinach (palak) , torn into small pieces
1/2 cup chopped mushrooms (khumbh)
1/2 tbsp oil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp soy sauce
salt and to taste

For The Topping
1 tsp roasted sesame seeds (til)
Method
    Method
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a high flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the spinach and mushrooms and sauté on a high flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the clear vegetable stock, soya sauce, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve immediately topped with sesame seeds.

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What is clear soup with spinach and mushrooms made of?

  1. Clear soup with spinach and mushrooms is made of 3 cups clear vegetable stock, 1 cup spinach (palak) , torn into small pieces, 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms (khumbh), 1/2 tbsp oil, 1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun), 1/2 tsp soy saucesalt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste and 1 tsp roasted sesame seeds (til).

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For clear vegetable stock for the soup

  1. For the Clear Vegetable Stock, scrub the vegetables and wash them to remove any dirt.
  2. Chop all the vegetables and keep them ready. There is no need to chop the vegetables finely or accurately as you just need to simmer them till they leach out all the flavor. Remember the greater the surface area, the more quickly vegetables will yield their flavor. Many people do not even peel the vegetables before chopping, that is your personal preference.
  3. Boil 3 cups of water in a deep non-stick pan. The pan/ pot must be big enough to hold all the vegetables plus a few extra inches of water. Click here for detailed recipe of how to make Clear vegetable stock.
     

How to prepare spinach for the soup

  1. To prepare spinach for clear soup with spinach and mushrooms recipe | mushroom spinach soup | mushroom clear soup | garlic spinach mushroom soup, take a bunch of spinach, a bunch of spinach yeilds 3 cups of roughly chopped spinach and get rid of the the spinach stems. Choose spinach that has vibrant deep green leaves and stems with no signs of yellowing. The leaves should look fresh and tender, and not be wilted or bruised. Avoid those that have a slimy coating as this is an indication of decay.
  2. Removing the stems and discard them. We will use the leaves.
  3. Wash the leaves thoroughly under running water or in a bowl full of water. This will help in getting rid of the dirt residues on the leaves. Drain well using a strainer.
  4. Tear the spinach leaves into small pieces with your hand. We need 1 cup spinach (palak), torn into small pieces. Alternatively you can chop the spinach and keep aside.

How to prepare mushrooms for the soup

  1. To prepare mushrooms for the clear soup with spinach and mushrooms recipe | mushroom spinach soup | mushroom clear soup | garlic spinach mushroom soup, wash the button mushrooms. You can lightly rinse the mushrooms with water and pat them dry with paper towels. Alternatively, you can also lightly dust them in plain flour and rinse them with water to remove the dirt.
  2. Chop the mushrooms and keep aside. We need 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms (khumbh).

For clear soup with spinach and mushrooms

  1. For clear soup with spinach and mushrooms recipe | mushroom spinach soup | mushroom clear soup | garlic spinach mushroom soup, heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Add 1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)Garlic has been proven to lower cholesterol. The active ingredient allicin present in garlic aids in lowering blood pressure. Garlic is also alleged to help regulate blood glucose levels for diabetics. Garlic is great for the heart and circulatory system. Garlic has an antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal function and can help in relieving common cold and other viral infections.  Read here for complete benefits of garlic
  3. Sauté on a high flame for a few seconds. 
  4. Add 1 cup spinach (palak) , torn into small pieces. Spinach is one of the richest plant sources of Iron and it should be part of a healthy diet for everyone.  Raw spinach has 25% having soluble fiber and 75% insoluble fibre. Spinach is good for the heartdiabetics and eyes. Read this on the 17 benefits of spinach and why you should eat it. 
  5. Add 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms (khumbh). One cup of Mushrooms contain only 18 calories and is safe to be consumed by those who have excess weight, heart disease and high blood pressure. Mushrooms has a Glycemic Index of 15 which is very low and is diabetic friendly. The B-vitamins Thiamine (B1)Riboflavin (B2)Niacin (B3), Pyridoxine (B6) and Folic acid (B9) which are present in good amounts in mushrooms are involved in various metabolic reactions in the body. See the detailed 8 benefits of mushrooms.
  6. Sauté on a high flame for 1 minute.
  7. Add 3 cups clear vegetable stock.
  8. Add 1/2 tsp soy sauce.
  9. Add salt to taste.
  10. Add freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste. Black pepper has been identified to stimulate the digestive juices and enzymes in the gut thus lending a helping hand in maintaining digestive health. The antibacterial nature of black pepper helps to relieve cold and cough, especially when black pepper is ground and mixed with honey and consumed. kali mirch may help in maintaining normal blood sugar levels as it improves insulin sensitivity. So diabetics and weight watchers with high blood sugar levels both can benefit from black pepper. Kalimich is known to boost metabolism and promote fat cell breakdown. Yes, the piperine in it may help you overcome obesity, weight loss. See detailed benefits of black pepper, kali mirch.
  11. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  12. Serve clear soup with spinach and mushrooms recipe | mushroom spinach soup | mushroom clear soup | garlic spinach mushroom soup immediately topped with roasted sesame seeds.

Health Benefits of clear soup with spinach and mushrooms

  1. Clear Soup with Spinach and Mushrooms – a low cal, low carb fare.
  2. A healthy bowl with a wealth of nutrients like iron, fibre, vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, magnesium and phosphorus. 
  3. The vitamin A and vitamin C from the soup will help in adding glow to your skin and also improve vision while delaying the onset of early ageing. 
  4. Mushrooms are low in calories and carbs and this soup being cooked with minimal oil is suitable for weight watchers, obese people and heart patients. 
  5. Folate is one of the key nutrients to maintain heart health. 
  6. Serve this nourshing and wholesome bowl at the beginning of a meal or in between meals. 
Accompaniments

Steamed Wontons, Veg Steamed Wonton 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy48 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates3.9 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat3.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium66.1 mg

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Reviews

Clear Soup with Spinach and Mushrooms
5
 on 07 Sep 15 05:17 PM


Clear soup with spinach and mushrooms... a great soothing soup with spinach and sauteed mushrooms.. mildly spiced up.. and sesame seeds gives a crunchy feel to the soup.. I have loved and enjoyed this soup a on a winter evening...
Spinach Soup
5
 on 19 Mar 13 09:12 AM


Nice healthy non spicy clear soup with the richness of spinach. My fussy 6 year old daughter loved it.