Chilled Fresh Pea and Lettuce Soup

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by *Alia*

Wonderful for hot summer days.

Top Review by karen in tbay

We had tried a lettuce pea soup at a local restaurant and I needed to use up a glut of leftover salad greens from a wedding. I used onion instead of leek, way more lettuce (mixed with red cabbage, carrots) and frozen peas. No dried chervil. Delish

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In soup pot or large saucepan, melt butter.
  2. Add leeks and cook until tender but not brown.
  3. Stir in lettuce and cook until wilted.
  4. Add peas and combine well.
  5. Add stock, parsley, tarragon, chervil, pepper and just a sprinkling of salt.
  6. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and cover and cook until peas are tender, about 30 minutes.
  7. Puree soup in a blender.
  8. Chill thoroughly.
  9. Stir in cream.
  10. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  11. Adjust consistency with additional stock or cream if necessary.

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