Sweet Pea Soup with Bacon

Enjoy this delicious soup for dinner that’s made using Green Giant™ Valley Fresh Steamers™ sweet peas, potatoes and Progresso™ chicken broth.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
slices low-sodium bacon
1 1/2
cups refrigerated cooked diced potatoes with onions (from 20-oz bag)
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (4 cups)
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ Select™ frozen baby sweet peas
1/2
cup fat-free half-and-half
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 1 In 4-quart nonstick saucepan or Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in pan; discard excess drippings.
  • 2 Cook potatoes in reserved bacon drippings over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add broth and peas. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer uncovered 15 minutes. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  • 3 In blender, place 4 1/2 cups of the soup. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth. Return pureed soup to remaining soup in pan. Stir in half-and-half and pepper. Heat 4 minutes or until hot. Top individual servings with crumbled bacon.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.