Artichoke & Spinach Soup

This is an awesome soup that is refreshing, flavorful, super healthy, and very light. Artichokes give this soup a distinct flavor that comes through, and spinach adds some substance and colour. All you need is herbs such as thyme and oregano and a squeeze of lemon juice, and this soup will transport you to the Mediterranean. Here is the recipe.

 Artichoke & Spinach Soup
makes 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag 16oz  frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 bag 12oz frozen artichoke hearts or 2 cups artichoke hearts
  • 6 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 carton vegetable broth (4-5 cups)
  • Salt and pepper

Directions:

  • In a large pot warm 2 tbsp olive oil and add crushed garlic and sauté until tender.
  • Add frozen spinach, frozen artichokes, salt, pepper, thyme, and oregano, plus 1 cup water. Stir and cook covered for 10 minutes until all the vegetables are tender.
  • Now add carton of broth or 5 cups broth and warm though on high heat, about 5 minutes. Squeeze juice of 1 lemon. Soup is ready.  Serve with extra lemon wedge.

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Cook’s Notes: If you want to make this light soup more filling, add 1 cup cooked chickpeas to the soup and heat through. For an eclectic and light Sunday dinner option serve this delicious soup with warm Feta Cheese Bruschetta and a salad.

 

 

 

 

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