Spinach Basil Soup with Lemon

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

For such an easy soup to make, you're left with a flavorful addition to your meal....or make it a main course by serving with bread sticks and a salad. This is from the Naniboujou resort cookbook. Serves 6 to 8 as a side dish or 3-4 as a main course

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large sauce pan, melt the butter over low heat and saute the onion until soft, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic, saute another minute or two; mix in the drained spinach, basil and chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, approximately 10 minutes.
  4. Mix in the remaining ingredients.
  5. Heat and serve.
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This recipe it from the Naniboujou Lodge (Grand Marais, Minnesota) recipe book. I've been making it for years and it is very good, quick and easy. I prefer to use five (5) cups of chicken stock, but that's just personal preference.