Spinach soup and St. Paddy’s day meet up
 
Ingredients
  • Spinach, rinsed- 5 oz bag or 4 cups
  • Red or white pearl onions, chopped- 10
  • Garlic, minced- 1½ tsp
  • Chicken stock, low sodium, homemade or store bought or vegetable stock- 2½ cups
  • Heavy cream, fat-free- ½ cup
  • Ground pepper- ¼ tsp
  • Olive oil- 1tbsp
  • Salt- if required
Instructions
  1. In a wide non-stick pan, add olive oil and saute pearl onions in it till tender.
  2. Add garlic and saute for a minute.
  3. Now, add the spinach and saute till it's tender.
  4. Season with fresh ground pepper.
  5. Add chicken stock or vegetable stock and let come to a boil.
  6. Remove from the heat and let the mixture cool down.
  7. Puree this in a blender to a smooth paste.
  8. Transfer the pureed soup into the cooking pan.
  9. Add heavy cream, combine with the soup and heat the soup, avoid boiling the soup.
  10. Taste the soup, add ground pepper and salt if needed.
  11. Serve hot in a soup bowl with croutons or your choice bread.
Notes
For vegans: Add vegetable stock instead of chicken stock.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas at http://www.thasneen.com/cooking/spinach-soup-and-st-paddys-day-meet-up/