Creamed Spinach Soup
|Spinach/1 small packet frozen spinach||1 Pound|
|Onion||1 Small, sliced|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Pint|
|Single cream||3 Tablespoon|
|Grated nutmeg||To Taste (for garnish)|
|Croutons||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (for garnish)|
Cook and sieve the spinach.
Heat the butter in a saucepan and saute the onion until tender, but not brown.
Add the cornflour, mix well and cook for a few minutes.
Add the milk, stir till boiling and boil for 3 minutes.
Strain the sauce on to the spinach, then return to the heat.
Mix the egg yolks and cream, add a little of the soup, then return all to the saucepan.
Add seasonings, and reheat gently for several minutes before serving.
DO NOT ALLOW TO BOIL.
Garnish with croutons and nutmeg.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1115 Calories from Fat 584
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 66 g101.2%
Saturated Fat 37 g184.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 532.8 mg177.6%
Sodium 741.8 mg30.9%
Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.5%
Dietary Fiber 12.9 g51.7%
Sugars 45.5 g
Protein 45 g89.5%
Vitamin A 894.1% Vitamin C 228.2%
Calcium 138.8% Iron 78.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet