Cream of Spinach Soup

Serves 6 people

Preparation: 45 minutes

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Cream of Spinach Soup

With vegan food it can be sometimes be a challenge to find something both creamy and healthful, without any additives or cornflour. This recipe certainly delivers on the 'cream' front!


  • 1 cup onion, minced
  • 1/4 cup scallions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 4 cups of very garlicky broth
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper


  1. In a 3 qt saucepan over medium high heat, saute the onions and scallions in the apple juice and oil for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add the spinach, parsley and celery.
  3. Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally Add the broth, oats, salt, thyme and pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to medium.
  5. cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat.
  7. Let the soup cool for 10 minutes.
  8. Working in batches, puree in a blender until thick and smooth.
  9. Return to the pot.
  10. Reheat and serve
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