Chicken Potato Spinach Soup

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Dietary Interest:: no added sugar, high protein

Chicken Potato Spinach Soup

Yield:

4 c (960 ml)

Total Time:

25 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup (240 ml) chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) milk
  • 1/2 small onion, peeled or about 1/3 cup chopped
  • 3 (519 g) medium potatoes, baked or boiled, with skin (reserve 1 potato)
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 Tablespoon spinach, cooked or frozen
  • 5 ounces (140 g) chicken breast, skinned and boned, cooked and cut up
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

  1. Place broth, skim milk, onion, two potatoes, and rosemary into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 4-5 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.
  5. Reduce speed to Variable 3 and remove the lid plug.
  6. Add spinach and reserved potato through the lid plug opening and blend until potato is chopped, about 10 seconds.
  7. Drop in chicken and blend for an additional 5 seconds.

For recipe variation, use vegetable bouillon cubes and omit chicken stock to make this recipe suitable for vegetarian diets.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 cup (240 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 280
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 470 mg
Total Carbohydrate 40 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 7 g
Protein 12 g