Creamy Bacon-Spinach Soup

Cooking the mushrooms, onion and garlic together with the bacon lets the delicious, smoky flavor permeate the soup.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

6
slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 1/2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
garlic clove, minced
3 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32 oz carton)
1
pkg (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain well
1 1/2
cups milk
6
tablespoons all-purpose flour

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  • 1 In 5 quart Dutch oven, combine bacon, mushrooms, onion and garlic. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until bacon is crisp and vegetables are tender; drain.
  • 2 Stir in broth and spinach; simmer 5 minutes.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine milk and flour; beat with wire whisk until well blended. Stir flour mixture into soup. Simmer until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.
  • 1 In 5 quart Dutch oven, combine bacon, mushrooms, onion and garlic. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until bacon is crisp and vegetables are tender; drain.
  • 2 Stir in broth and spinach; simmer 5 minutes.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine milk and flour; beat with wire whisk until well blended. Stir flour mixture into soup. Simmer until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
1000mg
1000%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.