Fancy Spinach Cream

Fancy Spinach Cream

Fancy Spinach Cream
Who knew that Popeye's favorite could taste so good? For a nice presentation, add one slice of lime on top of each serving.
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6 servings

Ingredients
2 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, mashed
1 cup spinach, finely chopped
3 tbsp. flour
2 1/2 cups chicken stock, warm
1 1/2 cups milk
Black pepper
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 1/2 lemons, juice of
6 tbsp. heavy cream
2 tbsp. slivered almonds, grilled

Methods/steps
In a casserole, heat butter and oil. Cook onion and garlic 3 to 4 minutes at medium heat. Add spinach and stir well. Sprinkle with flour and keep cooking 1 minute while stirring. Add chicken stock. Bring to boil. When it begins to boil, reduce the heat and let simmer about 20 minutes, until thickness. Remove from the heat and let cool. Puree in a blender until homogeneous. Put back in the casserole. Add milk, pepper and nutmeg. Let boil 2 to 3 minutes to reheat. Pour in soup bowls and sprinkle each serving with a few drops of lemon juice, then with 1 tbsp. of heavy cream by forming a spiral. Sprinkle with almonds.
Additional Tips
Ready in 40 min

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