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Spinach Soup

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Ingredients
  Fresh spinach/2 packages frozen chopped spinach 2 Pound
  Chicken stock 2 Quart
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1 Dash
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

Thoroughly wash the spinach, then drain it.
Chop it coarsely.
If frozen spinach is used, thaw it completely and drain it.
Bring the soup stock to a boil in a 4-quart pot and add the spinach.
Simmer it uncovered for about 8 minutes.
Strain the spinach from the stock into separate bowls.
Press the spinach with a spoon to remove most of the liquid.
If desired, chop the cooked spinach even finer.
Melt the butter in the soup pot, then remove it from heat.
Stir in the flour, being careful to avoid lumps.
Add the liquid stock, 1 cup at a time, stirring constantly.
Return it to the heat and bring it to a boil.
Add the spinach, salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
The soup will thicken slightly.
Simmer it for about 5 minutes more.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Spinach

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1326 Calories from Fat 559

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g97.3%

Saturated Fat 30 g149.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 153.5 mg51.2%

Sodium 5365.8 mg223.6%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g41%

Dietary Fiber 21 g83.9%

Sugars 34 g

Protein 77 g154.3%

Vitamin A 1724.8% Vitamin C 431.3%

Calcium 97.4% Iron 167.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Spinach Soup Recipe