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Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup Recipe

Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup Recipe

My three boys love this recipe, and I even pack it in their school lunches occasionally. I sometimes add ham or sprinkle chopped bacon pieces on top. —Amy Samuel, North Pole, Alaska
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.

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Ritabug User ID: 6174189 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 User ID: 7600870 132010
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

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

mindyg93 User ID: 2450705 194865
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2013

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

Monkeypaws19 User ID: 7404112 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 User ID: 1699038 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 User ID: 146806 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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