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Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup Recipe

Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup

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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."

Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

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

Reviewed Sep. 15, 2013

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

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!"

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."

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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