spinach

Ingredients:

  •  2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 inch piece of ginger, minced
  • 1 bag (10 oz) spinach, long stems removed
  • 1 medium size potato, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups (32oz.) low-sodium vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 can (13 oz.) coconut milk
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation:

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan.  Add the onion, garlic and ginger and fry until softened but not brown, about 3-4 minutes
  2. Add spinach to the pan.  Sir until spinach is wilted.  Add the stock and potato and bring to a boil.  Lower heat and simmer for about 10-15 minutes. Let cool about 10 minutes.
  3. Pour soup into blender and process until smooth. Do not overfill the blender. Work in batches.
  4. Return soup to the pan and add coconut milk, mirin/sherry and season to taste with salt and pepper. Heat until almost boiling.

Excerpt from I ♥ Vegetables