Spinach and pepper soup

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tbsp - spring onion paste
  • 1 tbsp - flour
  • 350 ml vegetable/ chicken stock
  • 1/2 kg blanched spinach leaves
  • Grated nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 250 ml whipped curd
  • For pepper soup:
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 star anise
  • 1/2 kg deseeded tomatoes 1 tsp - tomato puree
  • 250 gm - red bell peppers- seeded and chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp - cream

How to Make Spinach and pepper soup

  • For the spinach soup:
  • Soften the spring onion in hot oil for 1 minute. Stir in flour and continue cooking for a further minute.
  • Pour in the stock. Bring to a boil.
  • Add the spinach, nutmeg, seasoning and bay leaf to the pan. Simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove bay leaf, blend the soup and re-season.
  • Cool and whisk in yogurt.
  • Serve with the pepper mixture.
  • For the pepper soup:
  • Soften onion in oil for 5 minutes.
  • Add star anise, tomatoes, and puree.
  • Season well and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in chopped bell peppers. Continue cooking till thick.
  • Season and strain.
  • Whisk in the cream. Serve with the spinach soup.

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