Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup Recipe
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Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup Recipe

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My three boys love this recipe and I even send it in their school lunches! I sometimes add ham for a meat option or sprinkle with chopped bacon pieces.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 6 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 2 medium leeks (white portion only), chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sodium-free chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (12 ounces) reduced-fat evaporated milk
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 224 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 433mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein .


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Drain. Mash 2 cups potatoes; set aside.
  2. In a Dutch oven, saute leeks in oil until tender. Whisk the flour, bouillon granules and broth until smooth. Gradually stir into pan. Add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Stir in mashed potatoes. Add spinach, salt, pepper and remaining potatoes; cook just until spinach is wilted. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup in Healthy Cooking April/May 2012, p61

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Ritabug 115565
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2014

"My Husband liked this soup but, I had to thin it a little I think I should have cut back on the 1/2cup flour."

Klikestocook 132010
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

"We really enjoyed this soup, it was very easy to prepare on top of that"

mindyg93 194865
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2013

"Used The Flavor Enhancers InsteadOfBouillon. My New Favorite Soup."

Monkeypaws19 116257
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2013

"I just made this soup. It's easy, quick, and filling. Not to mention it's cheap for those on a budget. It's a new favorite for me and my family!"

DELLQ 109948
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2013

"I made this wonderful soup today. I did add an extra 1/2 tsp. of salt. The soup is so flavorful it is a recipe that I will make again and add to my fave soup recipes."

daisey5 126642
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2013

"It tasted very good but I would cut back on the flour as it was to thick."

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