Ham and Spinach Soup


  • 1 tsp. margarine
  • 1/2 cup ham, julienned 2 inches long
  • 1/2 cup carrots, julienned 2 inches long
  • 1/2 cup turnips, julienned 2 inches long
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  • 1/2 cup leeks, julienned 2 inches long
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup potatoes, julienned 2 inches long
  • 1/2 cup water chestnuts, drained (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 package spinach, washed and blanched
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced


Melt the butter in a saucepan and saute the ham, carrots, turnips and leeks over low heat.

Pour in the chicken broth and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the potatoes and water chestnuts. Continue cooking for 10 minutes and season with salt and pepper.

Add the spinach and green onion just before serving.

Servings: 4 to 6
Time:15 Minutes Preparation Time
30 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: Classic cuisine

By Raymonde G. from North Bay, Ontario


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