Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach


Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach
This is a delicious recipe for an end-of-winter soup. It combines fresh spinach with diced potato and smoked sausage.
37,5544.7/5 for 37 ratings
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Last modified on: May 10th 2015

For 12 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 3 people 6 people 12 people 18 people

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
17 min.32 min.49 min.
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Keeping:

Several days.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 7 min.
Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach : Photo of step #1
Cut 400 g Morteau sausage into small dice (if you do not have any, use another kind of sausage, but preferably smoked).

Chop 100 g onion.

Chop 4 cloves garlic finely.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach : Photo of step #2
Peel and rinse 700 g potatoes and chop into fairly large dice.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach : Photo of step #3
Prepare 200 g fresh spinach, but leave raw - there is no need to blanch.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach : Photo of step #4
Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepan on medium heat.

When hot, tip in the diced sausage and fry briefly.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Add the onion and garlic, salt and pepper, then stir to mix well. Cook without colouring for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 6 - 7 min.
Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach : Photo of step #6
Add 3 litres Vegetable stock. If you do not have any, add the same volume of water plus a stock cube, and potatoes.

Bring to the boil.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach : Photo of step #7
Turn the heat down and leave to simmer until the potatoes are cooked.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Add 500 ml liquid cream and bring back to the boil.

Check the seasoning.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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Add the spinach and stir for 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 10
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Your soup is ready.

Remarks

This is a very flexible recipe, so do adapt the proportions to suit yourself (a bit more of this, a bit less of that...).

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,258 Kcal or 13,641 Kj78 gr219 gr207 gr
163 %30 %21 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
72 Kcal or 301 Kj2 gr5 gr5 gr
4 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
272 Kcal or 1,139 Kj6 gr18 gr17 gr
14 %2 %2 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

From Chungah of damndelicious.net.

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Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sausage mushroom and cheese crumble, Apple Batter Puddings, Cream of cauliflower soup with smoked haddock , Rabbit civet "à la normande", Pan-baked hash brown (Hash-brown casserole), ... All
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