Swiss Chard and Spinach Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Swiss Chard and Spinach soup recipe? Learn how to make Swiss Chard and Spinach soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ness50

Makes 6 servings



A creamy soup thickened with potato instead of cream.

Recipe Ingredients for Swiss Chard and Spinach soup

1 cup Swiss Chard
4 sprays Pam
2 leeks, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 large potato, peeled and diced
2 cups chicken stock, fat free
2 cups water
4 cups spinach

Recipe Directions for Swiss Chard and Spinach soup

  1. Chop swiss chard (leaves and stems) and set aside. Spray large pot with Pam. Add leeks, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring until softened, but not browned.

  2. Add potato, stock and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and boil gently for about 10 minutes or until potatoes are slightly softened.

  3. Stir in chopped swiss chard stalks, cover and boil gently, stirring often for about 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

  4. Stir in swiss chard leaves and spinach until just wilted.

  5. Remove from heat. Use an immersion blender, puree soup until very smooth. Reheat over medium heat until steaming. Thin with more water if necessary and season with salt to taste. Garnish with finely shredded swiss chard, if desired.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 278.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
78
Calories from Fat
7
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.8g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
489mg
20%
Potassium
453mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
16.1g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
2.6g
Vitamin A 55% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 6% Iron 9%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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