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Creamy Pea & Mint Soup

Creamy Pea & Mint Soup - This delicious fall soup is a great way to remix leftover fridge and pantry ingredients.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 839kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups frozen peas
  • 3 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 4 large shallots chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup loosely packed mint leaves
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ½ tablespoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until both are very soft, 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Add in the chicken broth, peas, mint, lemon juice and salt and pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat to medium low, and simmer for about 8 minutes or until the peas are tender. Add the soup and heavy cream to a blender and puree until smooth and taste. Season with additional salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve warm.
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Notes

Optional toppings: Scallions, Peas, Crema, and Cornbread Croutons

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 839kcal | Carbohydrates: 109g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 3770mg | Potassium: 2390mg | Fiber: 31g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 5713IU | Vitamin C: 233mg | Calcium: 302mg | Iron: 11mg

*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

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