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spinach soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Adrienne Bruce
Coeur d'Alene, ID

Got this recipe from a Victorian cookbook. I changed it a little to make it easier to understand. Really tasty.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spinach soup

  • 4 c
  • 20 oz
    fresh spinach leaves, coarsely chopped and stems removed
  • 4 tsp
    dry beef boulion or four cubes
  • 1/4 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1/3 c
    flour, white or wheat
  • 2 c
  • 1 or 2 dash
    each black pepper, celery salt, mace, and dried onion flakes

How To Make spinach soup

  • 1
    Boil water and add boulion stir till dissolved.Then add seasonings.
  • 2
    Add spinach leaves and cook and stir till leaves are wilted, about 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Using a separate pot, make a roux out of the butter and flour, cooking and stirring over low heat till smooth and lightly browned.
  • 4
    Add roux to soup and stir rapidly till smooth.
  • 5
    Add milk, and heat through while stirring. Adjust seasoning to taste and serve.