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Chilled Sweet Pea and Watercress Soup

Real Simple APRIL 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Other: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 16-ounce bags frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 small bunch watercress, leaves only
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 1/4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

Place the peas, watercress, parsley, broth, sour cream, salt, and pepper in a blender. Puree until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until cool, 5 to 10 minutes. Divide among individual bowls.

Tip: For an extra bit of protein, stir in 1 cup frozen shelled edamame that has been thawed.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 209
  • Calories from fat: 34%
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 19mg
  • Sodium: 922mg
  • Carbohydrate: 20g
  • Fiber: 14g
  • Sugars: 13g
  • Protein: 16g
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