Saturday, 4 March 2017

Cream of Spinach Soup

With the temperature suddenly dipping this weekend, it was time to indulge in a warm soup and cozy up in the blankets. I normally prefer Tomato Basil Soup with some freshly baked garlic bread, but this time decided to try Cream of Spinach, one of my restaurant must-order items.


Cream of Spinach Soup

A simple and quick recipe, this recipe needs just three ingredients and some seasoning. Full of iron, it is great option to include in your everyday diet as well.

Ingredients
Palak Soup

  • 1 bunch Spinach / Palak leaves, washed.
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar (Optional)
  • 1/2 tbsp Butter (Can be avoided if you are vegan)
  • 1/4 cup Table Cream  (Can be avoided if you are vegan) 
Method
  • In a pan, heat some butter and add the onions. Saute till brown.
  • Add the spinach leaves and cook till they leave water
  • Add some water and let the spinach boil.
  • Keep aside and let it cook for sometime
  • Blend this in the mixture and transfer into the pan again.
  • Simmer at a low flame.
  • Add the nutmeg powder, sugar, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  • Add the cream and mix well.
  • Serve hot.
Best served with Bruschetta
A cup full of Spinach Soup

You can enjoy this recipe with our Spinach Garlic Bruschetta with Red Bell Pepper Sauce. This cobination is a great hit with the kids and can be enjoyed as a complete meal.