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instant pot spinach soup with shrimps
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Beautifully Tasty Instant Pot Spinach Soup

Spinach cream soup with shrimps is an elixir of taste with intense color and delicate flavor, ideal for cold winter evenings, but also perfect when served cold during the summer.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Soup, Vegetarian
Cuisine: American, european
Keyword: creamy soup, instant pot recipes, sauteed spinach, spinach recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 386kcal
Author: Cookie

Equipment

  • instant pot
  • frying pan

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup vegetable broth or water
  • 150 g parmesan
  • 800 g spinach
  • 200 g shrimps
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

How to prepare Spinach Soup in Instant Pot

  • Thoroughly clean the fresh spinach and drain the excess water
  • Set the “saute” program on the Instant Pot. In the meantime peel the onion and garlic cloves and finely chop them
  • Add a few tablespoons of olive oil in the Instant Pot and let it heat for a bit. Then drop the chopped veggies, stir and close the lid
  • Let simmer for 3-4 minutes. Then add the spinach to it and stir, let it soften
  • Pour the vegetable broth or water, cover and cook for about 10 minutes. Furthermore, add salt and granulated garlic in case you feel like adding more. 
  • Add the heavy cream whisk the mixture with a blender until you get your spinach creamy soup
  • Press the OFF button on the Instant pot and add as much parmesan cheese as you want
  • Add as many shrimps as you want to your bowl and serve!

How to cook the shrimps/prawns

  • In a bowl, mix 1 teaspoon of granulated garlic, a few drops lemon juice along with a little zest, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of soy sauce and a pinch of paprika.
  • Put in the prawns and leave them to marinate for at least 15 minutes
  • Put to heat a large frying pan on medium flame (heat) and add 2-3 tablespoon of butter to melt
  • Add 2 smashed garlic cloves and let them turn color to golden
  • Add the shrimps and let cook for 1 minute of each side, or until they become nicely pink or until the shape of the shrimps from head to tail should resemble the letter “C”
  • Pour in a few drops of white wine and let it evaporate. Turn off stove

Nutrition

Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 1739mg | Potassium: 1246mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 19338IU | Vitamin C: 60mg | Calcium: 737mg | Iron: 7mg