Comforting Spinach Soup Recipe

  • Posted By: Sreya Vittaldev
  • Category: Other
  • Level: Easy
  • Cooking Time: 20 - 25 min
  • Serves: 1
  • Views: 2280
About Recipe:
A sea of swirling green, with surprising spoonfuls of soft feta and a nutty crunch of toasted almonds. Here’s my spinach soup - made with an easy vegetable stock! This vegetable soup stock doesnt need too many veggies to get a nice rich stocky flavour. You can use the veg stock as a base for so many things: dal, sambar, curries that are both meat and plant based. Play around as you see fit :)
  • quarter cup of minced garlic
  • 2-3 diced carrots
  • onions quartered
  • 1 large broccoli
  • 5-6 small pieces of ginger
  • 5-6 cloves of smoked garlic
  • water
  • olive oil - as needed for blending
  • evoo - for garnish
  • 1 bunch spinach
  • dash of dry ginger powder
  • dash of pepper powder
  • feta cheese/ fresh panner crumbled - for garnish
  • toasted almonds / pistachios - for garnish
  • rosemary/herbs of you choice - for garnish
  • salt - as needed
  • Add quarter cup of minced garlic into a bit of oil in the pressure cooker.
  • Once that has browned, add in 2-3 diced carrots and 2 onions quartered. ( keep the skin on).
  • Add stems, leaves and base of a big sized broccoli.
  • Add ginger with/ without peel- I prefer to keep skin on to extract maximum flavour.
  • Also add broccoli florets themselves. If you dont have broccoli you could use cauliflower.
  • But make sure to use at least one of these.
  • Next my personal favourite, a touch of smoked garlic. ( since this is a vegetable stock, you want to create as maximum flavour as possible. So adding extra aromatics will not do wrong )
  • tip: you can also experiment and make this soup using kitchen scraps- peeled skins, stems of cauliflowers etc.
  • Add hot water ( I added 2 litres. You can add in as much as your cooker can take in - the result will be the same ).
  • No seasoning required at this stage. Let that pressure cook for at least 5-6 whistles.
  • I made one serving of soup, so I boiled one bunch of spinach leaves for 4 minutes.
  • Once boiled - drain, run under cold water, squeeze out the extra water and add to a blender with garlic, ginger and a bit of salt.
  • Also add in a bit of olive oil. For flavour and for this to blend properly into a smooth paste. Add maybe 2-4 tbsps of water too but not more.
  • Blitz away, create your green monster and take over the world ;)
  • Check the vegetable stock after 5-6 whistles. Be sure to discard as much of the veg as you can. You could drain it get it super neat. I didnt. Add in as much as you like.
  • Add you green monster from the blender to the stock base.
  • Now comes the seasoning, I used regular salt, a dash of dried ginger and pepper powder.
  • Bring it to a slow boil and its done. Pour into a bowl drizzle some evoo, crumble some feta, or even fresh panner.
  • Add slivers of toasted almonds or even pistachios - whichever you like, make sure it is toasted.
  • Finish with a light garnish of your favourite herbs - I used a bit of Rosemary from my balcony garden.
  • Finish it finally with some cracked pepper and you have a beauty.

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