My Spinach Soup-- Revised

My Spinach Soup-- Revised

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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.)

How to Make My Spinach Soup-- Revised


  1. Thaw 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
  2. Heat 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)
  3. Gently fry garlic (don't burn!)
    Add Spinach, bacon pieces & broth
    Simmer on low for 10 min.
    Enjoy! It's ALMOST healthy!

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About My Spinach Soup-- Revised

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

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