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

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.
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.