Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

A very tasty and hearty soup with elegant flavors and easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large 10 cup saucepan, on medium-high heat, melt butter, add olive oil and stir to blend.
  2. Add carrots, scallions, onions and saute' for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add flour, stirring constantly until well blended, about 1 minute. DO NOT LET MIXTURE BURN.
  4. Add chicken broth, water, chicken soup base, potatoes and cook for about 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add peas, celery and reduce heat to simmer and cook until carrots are tender, about 4 minutes. DO NOT OVERCOOK PEAS.
  6. Process the soup in a food processor or blender in batches until smooth and return to saucepan.
  7. Stir in whipping cream, sugar, salt, nutmeg and sherry and heat soup through.
  8. Adjust seasonings to taste.
  9. Serve with a sprinkle of minced parsley.
  10. This soup may be eaten HOT or COLD.

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