Wonderful Spinach Soup
A recipe from the Sneaky Kitchen
1 Tbsp butter or margarine (with no
1 Tbsp flour
3 cups defatted chicken broth
1 cup cooked, drained spinach
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. black pepper
pinch of nutmeg
sour cream for garnish, preferable reduced fat
Melt butter or margarine over medium heat in a large,
heavy saucepan. Stir in the flour & cook, stirring, just until mixture
barely starts to brown. Set aside to cool.
Place some of the broth, the spinach & seasonings in a
blender or food processor & blend until smooth. Add to cooled
flour & butter mixture little by little, stirring & scraping. Add
balance of broth. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Lower
heat & simmer for ten minutes to blend flavors.
Serve hot, garnished with a dollop of sour cream and if
desired, another shake of pepper.