Chilled Minted Sweet Pea Soup

Enjoy this chilled minted soup made using Green Giant® Simply Steam® sweet peas – perfect for a side.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 8

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/3
cup sliced green onions
2
boxes (9 oz each) Green Giant™ Simply Steam™ frozen baby sweet peas
1 1/4
cups vegetable broth (from 14-oz can)
1
cup buttermilk
1/4
cup chopped fresh mint leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
Crème fraîche or sour cream, if desired
Fresh mint leaves, if desired
Additional freshly ground pepper, if desired

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onions in butter, stirring frequently, until tender. Add peas and broth; heat to simmering. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool 20 minutes.
  • 2 In blender, place pea mixture, buttermilk, chopped mint and salt. Cover; blend on medium-high speed about 1 minute, stopping frequently to scrape sides, until smooth. Pour into large bowl. Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour or until well chilled. Garnish individual servings with crème fraîche, mint leaves and pepper.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
),
Sodium
350mg
350%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.