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Minted Pea Soup
Minted Pea Soup

Category: Soup | Serves: 6

(119 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 110
Protein: 6 g
Carbs: 19 g
Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 295 mg
Fiber: 5 g

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This creamy soup with potatoes, sweet onion and peas is just splendid served with a dollop of yogurt and mint.
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 small sweet onion (i.e. Walla Walla or Vidalia), chopped
1 potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 1/2 cups water
1 lb frozen peas, thawed
Low-fat plain yogurt
Fresh mint, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
1 Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and cook until softened (about 2-3 minutes.)
2 Add potato and salt and cook for 2 minutes. Add water then cover and let simmer until potatoes are tender (about 15 minutes.) Add peas and let simmer, uncovered for 2 minutes.
3 Using a blender, carefully blend soup in batches and then strain through a sieve back into saucepan. Reheat and add salt and pepper to taste (optional.)
4 Serve in bowls with a dollop of yogurt sprinkled with mint.

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