Low Fat Pea Soup With Quinoa

Recipe by FLKeysJen
READY IN: 35mins




  • In a small saucepan, bring water and quinoa to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for approximately 12 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, saute onion in oil until tender. Stir in broth and peas. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for five minutes or until peas are tender.
  • In a blender or food processor, puree soup until smooth. If you are doubling the recipe, you may need to do this in batches.
  • Return all to the pan. Stir in the salt, pepper and quinoa (and diced ham if adding); heat through.
  • Garnish each serving with 1 teaspoon yogurt or sour cream if desired.
  • For Vegetarian use the vegetable broth and for vegan omit the yogurt/sour cream.