Spinach and potato soup

vegetarian_express A cookbook I haven’t used for a while is Vegetarian Express by Rose Elliot so I had a flick through it yesterday looking for inspiration for this week’s soup and came across a recipe for spinach and potato soup.

It was very nice.

And very green.


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(serves 5)
1 small onion, chopped
400g spinach
400g potatoes, diced
1400ml vegetable stock
1 tbsp olive oil
Ground nutmeg
salt and pepper


  1. Fry the onion in the olive oil for about 5 minutes
  2. Add the potato and cook for about 5 minutes
  3. Add the spinach and press down, stirring occasionally until it softens and wilts, about 5 minutes
  4. Add the stock, bring to the boil and simmer for about 10-15 minutes, until the potato is tender
  5. Remove from heat, add nutmeg, salt & pepper and blend
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