Minted Pea Soup

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Minted Pea SoupRecipe
Photo: Karry Hosford
This recipe takes advantage of green peas. Adding sour cream produces a creamy texture and a bit of tang.
4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


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2 cups fresh or frozen green peas
1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper


Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in milk; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until vegetables are very tender.

Place pea mixture in a blender; let stand 5 minutes. Process until smooth. Stir in sour cream and remaining ingredients.

Created date

April 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 133
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 4.4 g
Satfat 2.6 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 7.4 g
Carbohydrate 16.4 g
Fiber 4.3 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 298 mg
Calcium 116 mg