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Once You Give This Rich, Creamy Spinach Artichoke Soup a Chance, You Will Want It Time and Again

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Speaking of culinary favorites, do you love the combination of spinach and artichoke? If this is the case, you probably find yourself reaching for any and all variations of the stuff, from dips to stuffed breads, and now, this Spinach Artichoke Soup. Concocted with frozen spinach, artichoke hearts, and a healthy heaping of cream and cheese, this soup is an absolute delight. Serve it on its own or with French bread. Whatever way you choose to enjoy it, this rich and hearty recipe will likely become a family favorite!  

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 9-ounce pkg. frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and roughly chopped
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, depending on how creamy you want the soup
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, plus additional 1/2 cup for garnish

Directions:

  1. In a large pot, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté for 5 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute longer.
  2. Stir in frozen spinach. Stir often and break apart using a wooden spoon. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until spinach is warmed throughout. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Stir in flour, stirring well to avoid any lumps.
  3. Pour in chicken broth and artichoke hearts. Heat for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Turn heat to low. Add heavy cream. Stir together. Add cream cheese and let melt slowly. You want it to be at a low heat to prevent curdling.
  5. Stir in parmesan cheese.
  6. Season according to taste. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese shavings.

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