- Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 114.7
- Total Fat: 1.7 g
- Cholesterol: 10.8 mg
- Sodium: 1,091.4 mg
- Total Carbs: 17.4 g
- Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
- Protein: 9.8 g
Sweet Pea Soup (for the Vita-mix)Submitted by: BTVMADS
IntroductionWhen warm weather hits, you don't want a thick, rich split pea soup -- you want a light, sweet, and fresh soup like this one. And with a vitamix, it takes less than 10 minutes! When warm weather hits, you don't want a thick, rich split pea soup -- you want a light, sweet, and fresh soup like this one. And with a vitamix, it takes less than 10 minutes!
1 and 1/3 cups fresh or frozen peas
1/2-inch wide onion wedge, or 2 scallions, dark green parts removed
1 baby carrot
2 cups chicken broth, microwaved until steaming
1/2 tsp. fresh minced garlic
1/2 tsp. each dried oregano and basil
1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt or light sour cream
If you use frozen peas, go with the "petite" variety.
Layer all ingredients but the yogurt in your vitamix in the order written. Set to variable 1, turn on, then raise the speed to 10, then High. Blend for 5 minutes or until steaming. Turn off, add the yogurt, then blend on Variable 4 for 1 minute. Serve.
Bring all ingredients, except the yogurt. to a simmer over medium-high heat. Blend with a stick blender until smooth, then stir in the yogurt. Serve.
Serving Size: Makes 2 servings
Number of Servings: 2
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BTVMADS.