CREAM OF SPINACH
Easy cream of spinach soup
- 1 bunch fresh spinach
- 1/4 cup medium onion,
minced (about 1/2 medium onion)
- 1/4 cup celery
(chopped, including leaves)
- 1 Tbsp butter
- 2 Tbsp flour
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 cup cream
- 1/4 cup medium sherry
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- to taste salt, white pepper
Wash spinach carefully, and discard any thick stalks.
Melt butter over medium heat.
Add onion and celery and sautae until onion is translucent (about 3
Stir in flour, add salt and pepper, and cook for 2 minutes.
Add chicken stock, stirring well. Heat until it starts to
boil, stirring frequently.
Add spinach and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and allow to cool for 15 minutes.
Using a food processor with steel blades, or a blender, puraee the
mixture in batches until it is smooth with dark green flecks.
Return to a medium heat, taste and correct seasoning.
Stir in cream, sherry, and nutmeg. Do not allow to boil. Serve immediately.
15 minutes preparation, 30 minutes simmering, 15 minutes cooling.
approximate measurement OK.
Recipe last modified: 4 May 85
From: rjw@ptsfc (Rod Williams)
Subject: RECIPE: Cream-of-spinach soup
Date: 13 Nov 86 06:46:59 GMT
Organization: Pacific Bell, San Francisco CA
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