Creamy Spinach Soup

Updated on January 19, 2018
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Cream of Spinach Soup or Spinach Puree Soup With White Sauce
Cream of Spinach Soup or Spinach Puree Soup With White Sauce

Green Nutritious Puree With White Sauce

Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B, calcium, magnesium, folate, and potassium. It is also a very good source of dietary fiber, zinc, and protein.

This green veggie makes very tasty puree soup when combined with white sauce. This home-made, simple soup is a good appetizer for cold winter evenings.

Over to the recipe.

5 stars for Cream of Spinach Soup or Spinach Puree Soup

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: Four bowls of soup

Ingredients

  • 2 packed bowls spinach, washed
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 tsp plain flour/maida
  • 2 tsp olive oil or any other oil
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 tsp pepper powder, or as per taste
  • salt to taste

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Cream of Spinach Soup or Spinach Puree Soup With White Sauce

  1. Finely chop 8 spinach leaves. Heat butter in a deep-bottomed pan. Saute them in butter till they become crispy. Collect in a bowl. Set aside. This is for garnishing the soup.
  2. Add remaining spinach to the pan. Add some salt. Stir-cook them for 4-5 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  3. Take it in a mixer or blender. Make a smooth paste or puree. Keep aside.
  4. Wash the pan. Make it dry. Add oil. Throw in plain flour. Saute on low heat for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add milk. Combine the roasted flour with it by stirring continuously. Bring the mix to a boil. Simmer for a minute.
  6. Add spinach puree. Throw in some pepper powder. Add water to adjust the consistency. This soup should be moderately thick.
  7. Add some salt, if needed. Boil the mix for 2-3 minutes. Turn off the heat. Your favorite cream of spinach soup is ready!
  8. Pour it equally into 4 bowls. Garnish with crispy spinach. Enjoy sipping this soup on a cold evening!

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Step one: Wash spinach. Finely chop 8 leaves. Step two: Saute chopped spinach in butter till they become crispy.Set aside. This is for garnishing the soup.Step three: Stir-cook the remaining spinach in the same pan.Sauteed spinach.Step four: Make a smooth puree of it.Step five: Roast plain flour/maida in some olive oil or any other oil for 2 minutes.Step six: Add milk. Combine the flour and milk by stirring continuously. Bring it to a boil. Simmer for a minute.Step seven: Add spinach puree. Mix well.Step eight: Add black pepper powder and remaining salt. Add water to adjust the consistency.Step nine: Boil the mix for 2-3 minutes while stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat.Your favorite cream of spinach soup is ready!Pour it equally into four bowls. Garnish with roasted spinach.Enjoy sipping this awesome spinach puree soup with white sauce.
Step one: Wash spinach. Finely chop 8 leaves.
Step one: Wash spinach. Finely chop 8 leaves.
Step two: Saute chopped spinach in butter till they become crispy.
Step two: Saute chopped spinach in butter till they become crispy.
Set aside. This is for garnishing the soup.
Set aside. This is for garnishing the soup.
Step three: Stir-cook the remaining spinach in the same pan.
Step three: Stir-cook the remaining spinach in the same pan.
Sauteed spinach.
Sauteed spinach.
Step four: Make a smooth puree of it.
Step four: Make a smooth puree of it.
Step five: Roast plain flour/maida in some olive oil or any other oil for 2 minutes.
Step five: Roast plain flour/maida in some olive oil or any other oil for 2 minutes.
Step six: Add milk. Combine the flour and milk by stirring continuously. Bring it to a boil. Simmer for a minute.
Step six: Add milk. Combine the flour and milk by stirring continuously. Bring it to a boil. Simmer for a minute.
Step seven: Add spinach puree. Mix well.
Step seven: Add spinach puree. Mix well.
Step eight: Add black pepper powder and remaining salt. Add water to adjust the consistency.
Step eight: Add black pepper powder and remaining salt. Add water to adjust the consistency.
Step nine: Boil the mix for 2-3 minutes while stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat.
Step nine: Boil the mix for 2-3 minutes while stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat.
Your favorite cream of spinach soup is ready!
Your favorite cream of spinach soup is ready!
Pour it equally into four bowls. Garnish with roasted spinach.
Pour it equally into four bowls. Garnish with roasted spinach.
Enjoy sipping this awesome spinach puree soup with white sauce.
Enjoy sipping this awesome spinach puree soup with white sauce.

Nutritional Information of Cream of Spinach Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 82
Calories from Fat18
% Daily Value *
Fat 2 g3%
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 6 g2%
Sugar 0 g
Fiber 1 g4%
Protein 2 g4%
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 42 mg2%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Questions & Answers

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    • ShailaSheshadri profile imageAUTHOR

      ShailaSheshadri 

      6 months ago from Bengaluru

      Thanks. Yeah..it is a delicious and nutrient-rich soup that you can make in less time. Try it!

    • Peggy W profile image

      Peggy Woods 

      6 months ago from Houston, Texas

      Spinach soup sounds good to me. Thanks for showing us your recipe.

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