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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Spinach Soup with Cream

(Kremali Ispanak Corbasi)

Spinach Soup with Cream
1,250 gr spinach, washed, drained
1 tbsp butter
1 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
2 tbsp plain flour
3 cups chicken stock
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
4 tbsp heavy cream

Saute the onion with butter for 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and saute for about one more minute. Add the flour, stir and slowly pour the chicken stock in it while stirring constantly. When it starts to boil, add the spinach, lemon juice, paprika, salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat for about 15-20 minutes. Pour it into the blender and blend until smooth. Put 1 tablespoon of cream on top. Serve with Bread Slices with Garlic.

4 servings.



At 9:27 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dear Binnur,

Can you possibly post some sweets'recipes in the next future days ? For Bayram I mean?

It would be really great!

Thanks a lot.

At 8:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This turned out so well, I only wish I had made more!
Thanks for the great recipe!

At 3:43 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would frozen spinach work as well?
Thank you for such wonderful recipes! I check your site often.Zeyneb

At 9:46 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi Zeyneb,
I've never used frozen spinach to cook this soup. But I've always keep it in my freezer! Why not, use it:)

At 6:11 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

HELLO.What is a difference between paprika and pepper in this recipe?(in others too:) ),greetings

At 7:55 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Paprika is powdered red pepper,
pepper is black pepper:)


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