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.
Servings: 4 people
- 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
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
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