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Garlic Spinach Soup


"If you are a fan of ginger and garlic, then this is for you. If you have a cold and are tired of the same old chicken noodle, then give this a try. Serve with soya sauce or Maggi seasoning."
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40 m servings 105 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 105 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 10.8 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 516 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring the chicken broth, garlic, and ginger to a boil in a large saucepan; reduce heat to medium and cook for 10 minutes. Add the zucchini and cook until the zucchini is tender, about 10 minutes more.
  2. Stir in the chicken and cellophane noodles; cook until the chicken is hot and the noodles are soft and transparent, about 3 minutes. Stir in the spinach until wilted.

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  1. 22 Ratings

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Cellophane noodles (also known as Chinese vermicelli, bean threads, bean thread noodles, or glass noodles) are a type of transparent Asian noodle made from starch (such as mung bean starch, swee...

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i think i was expecting something more bold like a hot and sour soup with all the ginger.. it was a bit on the bland side for me.. this was alright as is but nothing to write home about

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Cellophane noodles (also known as Chinese vermicelli, bean threads, bean thread noodles, or glass noodles) are a type of transparent Asian noodle made from starch (such as mung bean starch, swee...

This soup was absolutely delicious and so easy to make! I added mushrooms and onions and only had about 2 Tbsp of ginger. Only thing I will change next time is adding the zucchini at the same ...

What a great healthy soup, and it was a big surprise in taste. My whole family loved it. I always have homemade chicken broth in the freezer for soup -- it's much, much better than canned (see...

I was worried about all the ginger, because I'm not much of a fan of ginger. The broth was a little heavy with that ginger bite, but when eaten with the vegetables and noodles, it was really gr...

Yummy soup. I did make some additions but had to give it the full 5 because my kids all ate it. I added carrots, green onions, mushrooms, and celery. I also added a bit of soy sauce, sesame s...

Excellent! I admit I was a little scared of 3 tbsp of ginger, but it really does mellow out so go for the full amount. This fits perfectly into my diet - low calorie and low carb with a good amo...

Love this soup!!! I did change it up a little. Made it twice so far, first time I added carrots instead of zucchini and used gluten free noodles instead of cellophane noodles. I had to add 4 mor...

I really enjoyed the flavor of this soup, but next time I will use more chicken broth or skip the cellophane noodles. I liked my first bowl so much, I went back for seconds and the noodles had ...

Great soup! I was a little worried that it would be bland since there's no salt in the recipe, but its perfect as-is!