Fresh Pea Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 86.7
  • Total Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.8 mg
  • Sodium: 510.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 6.6 g

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Fresh Pea Soup

Introduction

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. 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.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 pound fresh peas, shelled (or 10-ounce package frozen green peas)
    2 green onions, chopped
    1/8 teaspoon thyme
    Pinch of sugar
    2 cups chicken broth
    1 cup milk
    Salt and pepper, to taste
    Nutmeg, freshly grated to garnish
    Shredded carrot, to garnish

Directions

Place 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.


Makes 4 servings (1 cup each.)


Recipe courtesy of National Pork Board

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