Eat light this summer with a wonderful low fat and low calorie chilled soup. Add whole wheat rolls and a cool drink for a perfect lunch on the patio. Adapted from a popular health and lifestyle websites newsletter.
In a large pot or dutch oven heat oil over medium-high heat. Add scallions, celery, and onions, stir until vegetables are wilted, approximately 5 minutes.
Add broth and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and add peas, simmer for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and carefully transfer to bowl of food processor or blender, do this in batches if necessary. Add mint, season to taste with salt and black pepper and puree until smooth. Chill for 1 hour and serve with yogurt in center and garnished with mint leaves and a peapod if desired.