Spring Pea Soup Recipe
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Spring Pea Soup Recipe

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I've had this tried-and-true recipe for years. The pleasing pea soup is easy to prepare and has wonderful texture and flavor.—Denise Patterson, Bainbridge, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 133 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 1012mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, saute potatoes in butter until lightly browned. Stir in broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Add peas; cook 5-8 minutes longer or until peas are tender. Cool slightly.
  2. In a blender, process soup in batches until smooth. Return all to the pan; heat through. Sprinkle with chives. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Spring Pea Soup in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p147

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jennt1981 User ID: 2611777 237478
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2015

"Although this recipe seems to represent the spring season, it also suits the crisp air that the fall brings. Super simple and simply tasty. While I'm a fan of smooth soups I also enjoy having something to chew on in them so I added chopped tomatoes, purple basil and lemon zest for a refreshing zip!"

PenniJ User ID: 5794278 182934
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2013

"1,012 mg sodium, in 1 cup of soup?? Way, way, way too much for any human. I'm wondering why so high...the chicken broth?"

braund6101 User ID: 1588974 125974
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2013

"Very good! Plan to make again for a St. Pat's potluck luncheon."

susanannewalker User ID: 4638465 115342
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2013

"My soup came out too thin. Maybe I did something wrong. Next time I will use less chicken broth. I also think I will try sauteing some onion with the potatoes, and adding salt and pepper. I will definitely try this again."

interpretermom User ID: 3118724 106590
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2012

"My six-year-old said, "Keep this recipe!""

lgmarge User ID: 5411489 144958
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2012

"Not a big fan of peas myself, I made this for my granddaughter who loves them. I was surprised to find that I thoroughly enjoyed it too!"

Coleen M User ID: 3426097 106589
Reviewed May. 25, 2011

"Lovely spring color!"

amnuts2 User ID: 3820991 101011
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2011

"A disappointment - Soup was thin - too much broth - I will "doctor " it up later today -"

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