Creamy Garlic Spinach Soup Recipe

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Creamy Garlic Spinach Soup

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Ingredients

1
fresh spinach bunch, stems removed
4 c
chicken broth
2 large
carrots, grated
1 large
onion, chopped
8
garlic cloves, minced
1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
flour
1/2 c
light cream
1/2 c
whipping cream
pinch
salt
pinch
pepper
croutons, garlic

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Chop spinach coarsely; combine with chicken broth and carrots in 2-3 quart pot.
2
Cook 5-10 minutes until carrots are tender and spinach has wilted; remove from heat.
3
Meanwhile, saute onion and garlic very gently over low to medium heat in butter, about 20 to 30 minutes - onions should be very tender and translucent, but garlic should not be browned!
4
Add flour and cook, stirring constantly 5 to 10 minutes.
5
Combine spinach/broth and onion/garlic mixtures in food processor or blender in small batches; puree until smooth.
6
Clean pot and return soup to pot.
7
Add cream, whipping cream and salt and pepper to taste.
8
Heat until hot, but not boiling.
9
Garnish with a dollop of sour cream and garlic croutons.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy