Marrow and Spinach Soup recipe

Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes

This bright green soup is perfect for kids - you can hide all sorts of veggies in it and your children will never realise! Serve with chunks of bread and a drizzle of cream on top.


  • 500g marrow
  • 150g spinach
  • 1 potato
  • 1 onion
  • Small handful freshly chopped parsley
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 225ml double cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil


  1. Finely chop the onion and chop the marrow, removing the seeds. Chop the potato into chunks.

  2. Heat oil in a saucepan. Cook onion and marrow until golden and translucent, then add the potato, spinach, parsley and stock. Bring to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes or until the potato is tender.

  3. Blend the soup with a hand blender until smooth. Stir in the cream, heat through but don't boil, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

If you like, add some extra onions, or some cabbage - or any other veggie you like. Recipe serves 4.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
  • Published:

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