Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Winter Spinach Soup

There's nothing like a hot bowl of soup on a cold winter night! Warms you down to your toes with flavorful broth and bunches of great vegetables complementing fresh spinach. Simple and delicious!

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 shallot, minced
1 cup onion, diced
3 stalks celery, sliced
1 ½ cup potatoes, diced
6 cups water
1 cup green beans, sliced in 1 inch pieces
4 cups fresh baby spinach
3 tablespoons parmesan, powdered
1 tablespoon vegetable base
½ teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon sea salt
Dash pepper

In soup pot sauté shallots, onions and celery in oil until tender crisp.

Add potatoes, green beans and water, base and spices. Simmer 20 minutes.

Add spinach. Simmer another five minutes.

Cool slightly and add powdered parmesan and serve.

Serves: 4

Total cooking time: 45 minutes

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