Spinach Soup with Hard Cooked Eggs

Like many vegetarians I have a bit of an issue with iron but eating leafy greens like spinach will definitely help along with the help of an iron suppliment. We all know that Popeye made himself super strong by eating spinach, but you may be surprised to learn that he may also have been helping to protect himself against inflammatory problems, oxidative stress-related problems, cardiovascular problems, bone problems, and cancers at the same time. Spinach also has a decent amount of vitamin K which is important for maintaining bone health. Vitamin K1 helps prevent excessive activation of osteoclasts, the cells that break down bone. Additionally, friendly bacteria in our intestines convert vitamin K1 into vitamin K2, which activates osteocalcin, the major non-collagen protein in bone. Spinach is also an excellent source of other bone-supportive nutrients including calcium and magnesium. This soup is a lovely green colour and the hard cooked eggs make a nice garnish in contrast but are also a nice contrast to the thick broth. 5.3g net carbs and 18.8g protein.

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Spinach Soup with Hard Cooked Eggs

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ¼

    cup butter

  • 1

    onion chopped

  • 10

    cups spinach fresh, will cook down to one cup, or 10 oz frozen spinach

  • 3

    cups vegetable broth

  • cups heavy cream

  • salt to taste

  • pepper to taste

  • ground nutmeg to taste

  • 8

    eggs hard cooked

Directions

For the complete recipe, please visit http://www.not-too-sweet.com/spinach-soup-with-hard-cooked-eggs/


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