Cream of Spinach Soup With Crushed Bacon Chips

Recipe by KaffirLime
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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 1
    medium onion, skinned and chopped
  • 2
    bunches spinach, cleaned and chopped
  • 12
  • 3
    cups chicken stock (use the standard pack)
  • 1 12
    cups milk
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in the saucepan, add onion and sauté gently for 10mins, until soft, but not coloured.
  • Add the spinach to the onion, cover with a lid and cook gently for 4 minutes.
  • Add flour and stir gently for 1 - 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and gently stir in stock and milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly then simmer for 3 minutes Season to taste.
  • Puree soup in a blender or food processor till smooth and return to pot. Bring it to a boil again. Taste and add seasoning as desired.
  • Serve hot.
  • Bacon: chop up 250g of bacon and fry in a non-stick pan without oil till crisp. Remove bacon bits from pan and drain on paper towels. Reserve oil and add into the soup for added smokey flavour.
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