Green Pea and Mint Soup

Green Pea and Mint Soup

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dakota kelly 18

"This refreshing cold soup is a celebration of spring vegetables with a generous amount of green peas and fresh mint. It is very simple to make, and it looks beautiful when served."

Ingredients

1 h 40 m servings 337 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 337 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 12.4 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 60 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 712 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over low heat. Add the 4 chopped green onions, and cook until softened, but not brown. Stir in the peas, vegetable stock, and 3 tablespoons of chopped fresh mint. Increase heat to medium, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat back to low, cover, and let simmer for about 30 minutes. If you are using frozen peas, 15 minutes is enough.
  2. Using a large slotted spoon, remove about 3 tablespoons of the peas, and set aside for garnish. Pour the soup into a blender or food processor along with the milk, and puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Throw in a pinch of sugar if desired. Allow the soup to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled.
  3. Pour the soup into 4 serving bowls. Swirl 1 tablespoon of light cream into each one, then garnish with reserved peas and sprigs of mint.
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The soup was somewhat thin, but very refreshing with a minty flavor. Instead of the whipping cream, I put a dollop of fat-free sour cream on top. I'll make this again, but will half the milk and...

We made a double batch of this soup for an appetizer for my parents-in-law and grandparents-in-law, and uncle. Everybody loved it and asked for the recipe.

This was certainly inexpensive and easy to make but I found the mint flavour overpowering. I served it hot with warm crusty rolls. Maybe when it's cool it tastes different? Not sure if I am wi...

tastes like peas and mint... that's it. Nothing special at all. No overpowering taste. Just imagine eating peas and little hint of mint with it. I was disappointed.

105 in Amarillo yesterday and this soup was perfect paired with a chilled garden vegetable sandwich prepared on hearty dark pumperknickel. Though I have no sweet tooth, I recommend a bit more su...

This was really mediocre. The texture was thin and somewhat greasy. The taste wasn't awful but it was lacking something - it was just blah.