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Spring Pea Soup Recipe

Spring Pea Soup Recipe

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. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 133 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 1,012 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.