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Creamy Spinach and Pea Soup

This ultra healthy soup is unbelievably tasty!

Ingredients:

2 bunches of spinach, cleaned and trimmed, discard hard stems, keep the tender ones.

1 and 1/2 cup boiled green peas

1 medium onion diced in small cubes

3 big cloves of garlic finely chopped

1 cup milk

1 tsp all spice

a pinch of garam masala/curry powder

Salt to taste

a tsp of black pepper powder

2 tbl sp olive oil/butter + 1tbs sp extra for spinach.

Method:

In a large pot, heat the olive oil or butter, add the cleaned spinach leaves with tender stems.

cook for about 6-7 mins until the leaves are tender and almost wilted, then add garlic.

cook the spinach for few more minutes until completely cooked.

let it cool.

In a small pot, add oil/butter and onions, saute until golden brown.

add boiled green peas and the dry spices with salt.

saute for 2-3 mins more.

Transfer the peas-onion and spinach mix to a blender and puree until smooth and creamy.

Add milk to thin it down. Serve Hot.

TIPS:

A couple of spoons of cream will make this soup rich and a dollop of sour cream on the hot soup tastes amazing!

 

By Aditi Sheth