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Quick Sweet Pea Soup

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Homemade pea soup is less than 30 minutes away, with canned sweet peas, bagged spinach and chicken broth as time savers. Blending early in the preparation so the soup purees all at once in only one batch, keeps it simple too."
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25 m servings 242
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook onion about 10 minutes or until lightly browned and soft, stirring frequently.
  2. Blend onion, peas, spinach, lemon juice, thyme and 2 cups chicken broth in a blender or food processor until very smooth. Return to same saucepan. Stir in remaining broth. Gently heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in cream, if desired. Heat over low heat about 1 minute. DO NOT BOIL. Garnish with garlic croutons, if desired.


  • VARIATIONS: Prepare recipe as directed, except:
  • For Minted Sweet Pea Soup, use 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves instead of thyme in Step 2.
  • For Tuscan Pea Soup, add 1/2 cup fresh basil instead of thyme in Step 2. Garnish with Parmesan cheese with garlic croutons in Step 3.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 242 calories; 11.9 28.7 7.3 40 1571 Full nutrition

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This is simply amazing. Accidentally I halved the amount of spinach (used frozen) but I still found this very tasty, and will probably continue to make it as such. Also used 4 Tbsp lemon juice.I...

Yes I made it was very delicious and easy believe me when I say easy because I hate , hate cooking or repairing anything to eat. This will be my go soup, fast food, and even a snack.......yes l...

Didn't add the spinach and I added ham cubes