Quick pea soup
Quick Soups Vegetables Peas
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:56:58 AM. Recipe ID 19353. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Quick pea soup
Categories: Soups, Vegetables
Yield: 5 servings
2 T Margarine
2 x Cloves Garlic, minced
2 c Vegetable stock
1 ds White Pepper
1 ds Nutmeg
2 x Stalks Celery,finely chopped
1 x Med Onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
16 oz Bag frzn Peas,thawed (3 cups
1/2 c Low-fat Milk
GARNISH: Herbed garlic Croutons, 1/4 c chopped fresh parsley and 2 T
lemon peel, or grated Parmesan cheese, optional.
In a Dutch oven or 4-5 qt saucepan, melt margarine. Add celery,
garlic, and onion. Saute until softened, about 5 minutes.
Add vegetable stock, peas, and white pepper. Over med heat, cover and
simmer 5 minutes.
Transfer mixture to bowl of food processor. Cool slightly. Puree.
Return mixture to pan; add milk and nutmeg. Heat through, about 5
minutes, stirring constantly. Top each serving with garnish if
VARIATION: stir in 1 carrot, steamed and sliced, additional whole
peas, or sauteeed and sliced mushrooms.
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