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Cream of Asparagus and Spinach Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Cream of Asparagus and Spinach Soup recipe? Learn how to make Cream of Asparagus and Spinach Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nicoleliston

Makes 4 servings



Cream of Asparagus and Spinach Soup

Recipe Ingredients for Cream of Asparagus and Spinach Soup

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 white onion
2 garlic cloves
1 salt
1 pepper
1 pound asparagus
9 ounces spinach
2 medium potatoes
32 ounces vegetable broth

Recipe Directions for Cream of Asparagus and Spinach Soup

  1. In a large soup pot, heat the oil. Add onions and saute for five minutes. Add garlic and continue to saute for two minutes.

  2. Add blanched asparagus, season with salt and pepper and cook for five more minutes.

  3. Add spinach, cover the pot and let the spinach wilt.

  4. Add potatoes and chicken stock, bring everything to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for ten minutes.

  5. Using an immersion blender, puree the soup. If you don't have an immersion blender, use a regular blender and CAREFULLY puree the soup in several batches. ***If you find the consistency of the soup too thick, add some of the reserved blanching liquid.

  6. Serve the soup topped with shavings of Parmesan and freshly chopped basil.

Categories

Vegetables, Soup, American, Easter, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 541.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.1g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
821mg
34%
Potassium
1260mg
36%
Total Carbohydrates
27.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
6.9g
28%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
11.1g
Vitamin A 137% Vitamin C 80%
Calcium 12% Iron 29%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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