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Fresh Spinach, Cream and Nutmeg Soup

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Spring onions 4 , trimmed and sliced
  Fresh spinach leaves 400 Gram, washed
  Vegetable stock 800 Milliliter
  Freshly grated nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Creme fraiche 4 Tablespoon

# Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the spring onions and sauté for 2 mins. Stir in the spinach leaves, cover with the lid and cook covered for 3 mins.
# Pour in the stock, nutmeg and a little salt and pepper. Bring to the boil. Cover then simmer for 5 mins.
# Transfer the mixture to a food processor and whizz until smooth. Add the lemon juice and creme fraiche and whizz again until well mixed. Return the soup to the rinsed out pan and gently reheat until piping hot. Adjust the seasoning to taste adding a little more nutmeg if liked. Serve with a swirl of creme fraiche in each bowl if liked.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
One of the best ways to use up that extra bunch of spinach lying in your fridge is to make a hearty soup. Delicious, flavorsome, lovely-green soup packed with iron makes for a good-for-you snack or a heart-warming appetizer. Prepared in half-an-hour, this velvety, aromatic soup is indeed something that none can resist.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 132 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 554.9 mg23.1%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 4 g7.3%

Vitamin A 190.5% Vitamin C 52.6%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 17%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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