Sweet Pea Soup in Record Time

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by danlynclark

This is a delicious recipe that my family has been passing around. It is quick and easy to whip up in a flash. In less than 30 minutes you can have a homemade soup on the table. Serve it with fresh bread or some crackers.

Top Review by vibha_akk

Very nice recipe. I made a few small but significant changes: used water instead of stock; instead of a cup of half and half, I put in about two tblsps of coconut milk. Also omitted the lemon zest. Delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 2 quart saucepan, melt butter.
  2. Add onion and saute until soft.
  3. Stir in flour and cook over low heat for a couple of minutes, being careful not to burn the butter and flour.
  4. Whisk in chicken broth and bring to a boil, stirring flour off the bottom of the pan.
  5. Add peas, spinach, and curry powder, salt, and white pepper.
  6. Simmer for a couple of minutes.
  7. Decant soup into a food processor bowl equipped with a steel blade, pour into a heat proof blender, or put a Braun Handmixer (or something similar) right into the pot.
  8. Puree briefly.
  9. Return to saucepan.
  10. Add heated half and half.
  11. Season with lemon zest to taste.
  12. Heat through, and serve.
  13. Garnish with fresh chopped chives and a dollap of sour cream if desired.

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