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Friday, October 16, 2009

Spinach-Ginger Soup



Yes, we've had some good weather here in LA recently. I was finally able to wear my favorite sweater and hoodie for the first time. Oh how I missed snuggling up in there, keeping me nice and cozy. The only down side it that I wasn't feeling my usual self to actually enjoy it. Grr... So to perk up my spirits, I decided to make some soup.

Spinach and ginger to be exact. And my mood lifted a little brighter afer having this. I still wasn't feeling to well, but I was on the road to recovery. I pureed haf the soup to have it smooth and chunky. Serve with some toast or crackers. Snuggle up in a blanky ot not and enjoy the lovely gingery flavor. Look at that luscious green soup with a generous sprinkle of shredded mozzarella and slices of avocado. How could this not perk up your spirits?

Serves 2-3



Spinach-Ginger Soup

1lb spinach - fresh or frozen
1 12oz can vegetable stock
2 tbsp ginger - minced
2 green onion - finely chopped
1 large garlic clove - finely chopped
1/2 tsp nutmeg
salt
pepper
2 tbsp olive oil
1/8 c evaporated milk

On medium to low heat, saute the garlic in the olive oil for 30 seconds then add the ginger and green onions. roughly 1-2 minutes.

Add the chicken stock and and stir to combine.

Add the spinach, bring the soup to a simmer until the spinach has wilted. Stori well to combine.

Then puree half the soup using a blender, food process, or hand blender. Or just leave it as a chunky soup. Serve warm.


21 comments:

Andrea@WellnessNotes said...

Great combination of flavor! I'll be making this! :)

Heavenly Housewife said...

I bet the ginger gives it a really nice kick. Have a fantastic weekend :D

Nancy said...

This soup looks delicious - nice idea to combine spinach with ginger. Cold, rainy weather has settled on us in nyc, so it's a perfect time for soup. Thanks for this great recipe!

TavoLini said...

Good idea! Sounds very healthy and tasty, too. I could use a nice bowl of soup and a hoodie :)

Bob said...

Chilly in LA, so... 70? ;)

It's in the 40s here right now, I'd love some of that soup. It looks wicked good.

Pam said...

I've never had a soup like this before - it looks really delicious, healthy and comforting.

doggybloggy said...

this is something I could use right now - it might make my cold go away.

5 Star Foodie said...

What an interesting combination of spinach and ginger! Sounds delicious and especially with the addition of avocado!

Anonymous said...

yum, I feel healthier just looking at the recipe.

OysterCulture said...

sorry, I'm anonymous - have twitchy fingers today. it looks delish

Jenn said...

Andrea: ;-D

HH: It does.

Nancy: This is perfect for those cold days, indeed.

TavoLini: I agree.

Bob: Yeah, we've been fortunate to have a little bit of great weather.

Pam: Give it a try.

doggy: aww...feel better soon!

5 Star: Thanks.

Jenn said...

Oyster: Thanks.

Jhonny walker said...

This is one perfect soup. Perfect!

teresa said...

oh i'm so sorry that you're not feeling well, but this really looks like the perfect antidote! delicious!

Mardi @eatlivetravelwrite said...

What a great looking and sounding soup. Perfect for this weather and if you are not feeling 100%. Hope you feel better soon.

lisaiscooking said...

Ginger with spinach sounds great, and I love the mozzarella on top!

the ungourmet said...

This soup definitely looks like a great perker upper! :D

Hummingbird Appetite said...

Great combination! I

Jenn said...

Jhonny, Mardi, Lisa: thanks

Teresa: I'm much better now.

Ungourmet: it is.

Hummingbird: thanks.

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This soup is one of the porca that I like spinach and I've always liked the ginger is delicious.

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