Recipe Summary

Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Yield: 6 servings

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rich in veggies
rich in dairy
rich in dairy
lower in fat
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Spinach Soup with Parmesan Cream
This recipe serves:   
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1 large onion, chopped
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper
pinch ground nutmeg
2 small Russet potatoes
1 bay leaf
1/4 cup chopped, fresh parsley
about 1 quart low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
6 cups spinach leaves, cleaned
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons non-fat sour cream

Cooking Instructions
1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over low-medium heat. Add the celery and onion, season lightly with salt, pepper and nutmeg, and cook for 10 minutes.

2. Peel and slice the potatoes and add them to the pot. Add the bay leaf, parsley and broth and bring to a boil quickly over high heat.

3. Lower the heat and simmer until the vegetables are completely tender, about 15 minutes.

4. Add the spinach and remove from heat.

5. Blend the Parmesan cheese and sour cream together and set aside.

6. Remove the bay leaf and puree the soup in a blender. Strain and adjust the salt and pepper.

7. Serve the soup in bowls with a dollop of Parmesan cream.

Serving Size: about 1 1/2 cups

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 6
Per Serving
Calories 112 Carbohydrate 16 g
Fat 4 g Fiber 3 g
Protein 7 g Saturated Fat 1 g
Sodium 292 mg    


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