Spinach Leek “Swamp Soup” — Vegetarian

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Spinach Leek "Swamp Soup" -- Vegetarian

Spinach Leek "Swamp Soup" -- Vegetarian
Course: Soup
Servings: 3
Calories: 42kcal


  • 1/2 lb spinach 2 big handfuls
  • 1/4 cup diced onion 1/4 of an onion
  • 1/4 cup diced celery 2-3 celery stalks
  • 1/4 cup diced leek 1 leek
  • 1 cup low-sodium broth chicken or vegetable
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme optional rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp chopped garlic more, if taste
  • pink salt, to taste


For instant pot or pressure cooker

  • Add just a dash of broth and diced onion to sauté for 2-3 minutes, then start to add the other ingredients in this order as you cut it up
  • Garlic (I used 2+ pressed cloves), 2-3 stalks celery, 1 leek, handfuls of spinach, 1 cup of broth, thyme + rosemary (optional)
  • Set to manual pressure for 7 minutes, NPR or QPR
  • Let cool for a few minutes, add pink salt to taste
  • Puree (if desired) with an immersion blender


  • Heat up a large pot on the stove, add a dash of broth
  • Add the vegetables and garlic, and sauté for 5 minutes
  • Now add the broth and thyme
  • Simmer the pot for around an hour, then allow to cool
  • Once the soup is back at room temperature, use your blender to puree it to the texture you want. Then heat it up again in the pot, and serve
  • Delicious with hot chili sauce garnish too


Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 544mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 7250IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 3mg
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