Spinach soup with garlic

Posted on August 18, 2009. Filed under: Heart recipe/low cholesterol recipe | Tags: , , |

This nutritious, low fat, low calorie soup is best if you are trying to lose some of those extra pounds. The garlic and onion in the soup aids in decreasing the excessive fat deposition in the arteries.

Preparation Time : 15 mins.
Cooking Time : 15 mins.

Serves 4.

Ingredients
3 cups spinach (palak), sliced
¾ cup onions, finely chopped
2 teaspoons garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon oil
salt and pepper taste
For serving
toasted whole wheat bread
Method
1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the onions and garlic and cook till the onions are translucent.
2. Add the spinach and cook over high flame till the spinach turns to a bright green colour.
3. Add 3 cups of cold water and purée the mixture in a blender to a coarse texture.
4. Pour the purée back to the pan, add salt and pepper and allow the soup to come to a boil.
5. Serve hot with toasted whole wheat bread.

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