Spinach and jerky soup

A tasty soup using spinach or silverbeet.

Spinach and jerky soup


Serves 4

1 Tbsp canola oil
2 onions, peeled and finely diced
2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
2 x 12g beef jerky sticks, sliced
2 golden kūmaras, peeled and diced
4 cups vegetable stock
5 cups baby spinach or finely sliced silverbeet leaves


Heat oil in a heavy-based saucepan.
Add onions and garlic and cook for 4–5 minutes or until onions are clear.
Add jerky, kūmara and stock and cook for 10 minutes or until kūmara is tender.
Add spinach and cook for 3 minutes.
Stir in yoghurt, if using, and serve.

- Try this recipe with sliced kale leaves.
- Use salami in place of the jerky.
- Sprinkle with grated cheese and serve with croutons.
- Add ½ cup plain yoghurt just before serving.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [4 Serves]
Energy 856kj
Protein 5.8g
Total fat 4.7g
- saturated fat 0.8g
Carbohydrates 32.5g
- sugars 17.6g
Fibre 4.7g
Sodium 1500mg

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