My Spinach Soup-- Revised Recipe

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My Spinach Soup-- Revised

Janet Iagulli


Many years ago we frequented the Red Lion Inn here in Bensalem and ALWAYS ordered their Spinach Soup prior to our entree and it was FABULOUS!
After a few trips to the restaurant I decided to try to make it myself. Turned out great & my brother started making it and taking it to our mom's which became a tradition years ago.
I haven't made it in years. My son who's pretty much a healthy eater asked me to make something healthy(ier) and my first thought was this delicious spinach soup.
I just added the bacon pieces figuring the drippings would be an added feature in this recipe.

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2-3 good size bowls (or 4-6 smaller volumes)
20 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


1 bag(s)
frozen spinach (you can double the ingredients)
3 clove
garlic (squashed & cut into small pieces)
6 slice
bacon of choice (i used maple smoked)
1 & 1/2 box
beef broth (16 oz.)


1Thaw spinach in a strainer prior to starting this recipe or use fresh
Cut bacon strips into 1/2" pieces (you can omit the bacon if you want and use an oil of choice for a healthier diet
2Heat frying pan while tossing bacon pieces as they are cut & using a tong take them out as they're gently cooked - not crisp and plate for adding later (save drippings in pan)
3Gently fry garlic (don't burn!)
Add Spinach, bacon pieces & broth
Simmer on low for 10 min.
Enjoy! It's ALMOST healthy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free