Fresh Pea Soup

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Fresh Pea Soup
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Description

If fresh late spring peas are available, substitute for the frozen peas. This chilled soup tastes of springtime, and makes a perfect first course before an elegant ham dinner of Glazed Ham with Dried Cherry Caramelized Onions.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound peas (fresh, shelled OR 10-oz package frozen green peas)
  • 2 green onions (chopped)
  • 1/8 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • salt (to taste)
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • nutmeg (freshly grated to garnish)
  • carrots (shredded to garnish)

Directions

  1. 1Place peas, green onion, thyme, sugar and broth in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 minutes. Let mixture cool slightly. Puree, in batches, in food processor or blender. Stir in milk, season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Garnish servings with freshly grated nutmeg and shredded carrot.
  2. 2Serves 8 (1/2 cup servings)
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NutritionView more

90Calories
Sodium6%DV150mg
Fat3%DV2g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs4%DV13g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories90Calories from Fat20
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat2g3%
Saturated Fat0.5g3%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol<5mg1%
Sodium150mg6%
Potassium320mg9%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat20
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate13g4%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars6g12%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.