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Chilled Pea Soup Recipe

Chilled Pea Soup Recipe

Anna Russell of Peterborough, Ontario uses convenient frozen peas to blend together this fresh-tasting soup flecked with dill. "Serve it as a first course for a summer meal or with a tossed green salad and Fresh rolls for a main course!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Remove from the heat. Stir in the peas, broth, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper. Place half of the mixture at a time in a blender; cover and process until pureed. Return all to the blender. Add yogurt; puree until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 160 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 897 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 8 g protein.