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CREAMY SPINACH SOUP

5 A Day

Serves 4.
Each serving is equal to one 5 A Day serving.


Ingredients

• 5 oz frozen spinach
• 1 large baking potato (8 oz), peeled and thinly sliced
• 4 scallions, coarsely chopped
• 2 garlic cloves, chopped
• 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth diluted with 1-1/4 cups water
• 1/4 tsp pepper
• 1/8 tsp salt
• 3/4 cup low-fat (1%) milk
• 1 tsp unsalted butter
• 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese


Directions

In a large saucepan, combine spinach, potato, scallions, garlic, diluted broth, pepper, and salt.

Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
Then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until potato is tender, about 15 minutes.

Transfer solids to food processor or blender and process to a smooth puree.

Return puree to saucepan.

Stir in milk and butter and warm soup over medium heat, stirring frequently.

Ladle soup into bowls and sprinkle with Parmesan.

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 108, Fat 3.6g, Calories From Fat 30%, Carbohydrate 15g, Protein 5g, Cholesterol 8mg, Fiber 2.2g, Sodium 433mg.
CDC.gov - 5 a Day
 

 

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