Potato and spinach soup

potato and spinach soup recipe

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This quick, nutritious soup is made up of the energy packed potato and the nutrient-packed spinach. Spinach is loaded with nutrients like iron, calcium, the anti-oxidant beta-carotene, vitamin C and many other vital nutrients required for your child’s development.
Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
 2 People  5 Minutes 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 1(100g) bag fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 litre water
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper if needed

Method

Step 1





Melt butter in a saucepan. Add sliced potatoes; cook until they are slightly cooked and golden in color, roughly about 5 minutes.

Step 2




Add spinach leaves; pour in the water.

Step 3





Allow to boil; reduce heat and allow to simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 4




Remove from heat. Use a hand blender to puree the soup or blend it in a blender.

Step 5





If you wish, serve with a twist of black pepper and a swirl of cream.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 serving




Calories 95.9 Total Fat 0.6 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0 g Cholesterol 1.2 mg
Sodium 405.6 mg Potassium 927.1 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18.3 g Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
Sugars 0.8 g Protein 6.4 g
Vitamin A 190.1 % Vitamin B 12 3.9 %
Vitamin B 6 20.4 % Vitamin C 68.3 %
Vitamin D 6.2 % Vitamin E 9.8 %
Calcium 18.6 % Copper 10.5 %
Folate 52.7 % Iron 17.8 %
Magnesium 25.2 % Manganese 50.9 %
Niacin 6.9 % Pantothenic Acid 4.5 %
Phosphorus 15.0 % Riboflavin 17.5 %
Selenium 3.7 % Thiamin 10.3 %
Zinc 6.5 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.