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Sweet Pea and Mint Soup

Real Simple MAY 2005

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

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 4 cups frozen peas
  • 3/4 cup loosely packed mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Preparation

Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Place the peas, mint, salt, and sugar in a blender. (Because hot liquids expand when blended, hold the lid firmly in place with a kitchen towel before blending.) Blend until smooth. Pour the hot broth mixture over them. Return to saucepan to heat through. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 61mg
  • Calories: 194
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Carbohydrate: 26g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Protein: 9mg
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 638mg
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