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Fresh spinach soup with mint and sumac

Cleansing, fresh and simple: This fragrant fresh spinach soup gets an added kick from mint leaves and the tangy, lemony spice sumac.

Course Appetizer, Lunch
Cuisine British
Keyword fresh spinach soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 119 kcal
Author Sugar Free Londoner

Ingredients

  • 400 ml chicken stock
  • 350 g spinach leaves
  • handful of mint leaves
  • glug of olive oil
  • 4 spring onions chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons of cream plus more for serving
  • bonus ingredient: pinch of sumac

Instructions

  1. Fry the chopped spring onions and garlic in a pot until soft
  2. Add the washed spinach leaves. Put the lid on and wait until they are wilted
  3. Pour over 500 ml good quality chicken stock. I find the taste of chicken stock richer and more interesting, but obviously vegetable stock would work fine as well
  4. Add the mint leaves and blend with a stick blender or in a food processor until smooth.
  5. Stir in 2 tablespoons of cream and add salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Notes

Serve with more cream drizzled on top and a pinch of sumac.

Nutrition Facts
Fresh spinach soup with mint and sumac
Amount Per Serving (356 g)
Calories 119 Calories from Fat 60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.7g 10%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 12.7g 4%
Dietary Fiber 8.1g 32%
Sugars 1.6g
Protein 6.6g 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.