Springtime Pea Soup

recipe
"This has become a spring and summer staple paired with tuna- or egg-salad sandwiches. It couldn't be simpler or tastier. The nice green color of the soup is especially inviting when it's served up in white bowls." --CL Reader

Yield:

5 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 88
Caloriesfromfat 33 %
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 9.8 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 330 mg
Calcium 53 mg

Ingredients

1 (10-ounce) package frozen petite green peas, thawed and divided
1 1/2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

Place 2 tablespoons peas in a small bowl, and set aside. Combine remaining peas, broth, and sour cream in a blender; process until smooth. Strain mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Stir in salt and pepper. Cover and chill thoroughly. Ladle 1/2 cup soup into each of 5 bowls; top each serving with about 1 teaspoon peas.

Note:

May 2004
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