Spinach Soup: 5-Ingredient Delicious Cream of Spinach Soup for Cancer

cream of spinach soup

Craving soup? Wait until you try my Cream of Spinach Soup!

This Cream of Spinach Soup recipe is from my cancer cookbook  is full of vitamin and minerals as well as a good source of fiber.  Serve this soup as a light meal, pair with a salad or sandwich a heartier lunch or dinner.  What’s great about this recipe as well as the others in my cookbook, the whole family will enjoy the meal!

Spinach Soup Makes Quick One-pot meal

What’s best about a soup is that it can be a one pot dish for easy clean up.  Remember soups are usually freezer-friendly and you can make ahead and pull it out of the freezer for an easy meal, quick!  I freeze soups in individual portions to pull out whenever I need a quick meal.

Cream of Spinach Soup from Eating Well Through Cancer and new Spanish versionAlimentándose bien durante el cáncer 

Frozen broccoli can also be used for a broccoli soup version. For soup craving, here’s an easy idea. Soups are enjoyed any time of day and freeze well.cancer

Makes 8  (1-cup) servings

1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 small onion, chopped
2 (10 3/4-ounce) cans reduced-fat cream of mushroom soup
1 3/4 cups canned fat-free chicken broth or vegetable broth
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach, cooked according to  package directions and drained well

1.  In large pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, sauté mushrooms and onion until tender over medium heat 5 minutes.

2. Add  soup, chicken broth, spinach, and season to taste, stirring until thoroughly heated. Transfer to food processor or blender to purée.

Nutritional information per serving                                                                                                               
Calories 76, Protein (g) 4, Carbohydrate (g) 11, Fat (g) 2, Cal. from Fat (%) 24, Saturated Fat (g) 1, Dietary Fiber (g) 3, Cholesterol (mg) 3, Sodium (mg) 700, Diabetic Exchanges: 0.5 starch, 1 vegetable, 0.5 fat

Mushrooms are a good source of B vitamins, copper and other vitamins. Spinach is a good source of vitamins and rich source of Beta Carotene, protein, and folacin. Folacin is important in the synthesis of DNA, which controls cell function. Folacin acts with B12 to produce red blood cells.

Check out other easy healthy soups.  My cancer cookbooks consists of everyday recipes the whole family will enjoy:



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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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