Jamaican Spinach Soup

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This soup is oh-so yummy, easy to make, and the aromas will make your mouth water. Serve with some crusty bread. Freezes well, so it's excellent for lunches and leftovers (not that there will be any left).

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger root, minced

  • 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar

  • 2 teaspoons sea salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric

  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 4 cups chopped zucchini

  • 6 cups vegetable stock

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach

  • ½ red bell pepper, minced

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in onion, celery, garlic, ginger, and sugar. Cook 5 minutes, until onion is tender. Season with salt, turmeric, allspice, and nutmeg. Mix in potatoes and zucchini, and pour in the vegetable stock. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.

  2. Remove soup from heat, season with cayenne pepper, and stir in spinach. Using a hand blender, blend soup until smooth. Garnish with red bell pepper to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

124 Calories
6g Fat
17g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 124
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 667mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 33mg 165%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 6mg 34%
Potassium 502mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.