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Creamy Spinach Sage Soup – Recipe

Creamy Spinach Sage Soup – Recipe

This dairy-free delight, with delicate undertones of sage, is a wonderful way to serve up immune-enhancing,lutein-rich spinach. Low in fat and loaded with calcium, its a super-healthy soup in disguise.

INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium leek, sliced (white part only)
1 teaspoon sea salt
teaspoon white pepper
2 tablespoons fresh sage, finely chopped, reserving a few sprigs for garnish
2 tablespoons whole-wheat flour
4 cups vegetable stock
1 pound spinach, torn into large pieces, with stems removed
18-ounce container silken low-fat tofu, cubed
Red pepper and sage for garnish

1. In a large soup-pot, heat olive oil and saute sliced leek with salt until soft.

2. Add white pepper, sage, and flour, and cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

3. Slowly stir in vegetable stock. Add spinach and cook until spinach is soft.

4. Puree mixture with tofu until well-blended and creamy. Return to pan and heat through. Garnish with think slices of red pepper and additional sprigs of fresh sage.

Serves 4 to 6.

Read more: Food, All recipes, Soups & Salads

Adapted from Meals that Heal by Lisa Turner (Inner Traditions, 1996). Copyright (c) 1996 by Lisa Turner. Reprinted by permission of Inner Traditions.
Adapted from Meals that Heal by Lisa Turner (Inner Traditions, 1996).

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11 comments

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9:15AM PDT on Mar 20, 2013

Thanks for this recipe !!!

9:29AM PDT on Mar 19, 2013

Thank you.

5:09AM PDT on Mar 19, 2013

Thanks.

10:45PM PDT on Mar 18, 2013

Thank you Annie!

10:37AM PDT on Sep 16, 2012

Thanks.

1:19PM PDT on Aug 6, 2012

yum

4:58AM PDT on Jun 3, 2012

thanks for this recipe

5:26PM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

This recipe sounds good. Thanks.

6:15AM PST on Dec 28, 2010

Thanks for the info.

2:41AM PDT on Sep 13, 2010

sounds great thankyou

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