This is taken from the book Celebrity Chefs published by Hearst Books.
DEBORAH MADISON'S CREAMY PEA SOUP
Makes 4 servings
Total time 15 minutes
1 teaspoon unsalted butter
1/4 small yellow onion, sliced
3 cups low-fat chicken broth
1 1/2 cups shelled fresh peas
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
Heavy cream for garnish
1. In a medium pot, melt butter. Add onion and cook over medium heat for about 1 minute. Add 1/2 cup broth and cook for 5 minutes. Add peas, salt, sugar, and remaining 2 1/2 cups broth and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes.
2. Puree soup in a blender or food processor until smooth. Serve immmediately; garnish with a drizzle of cream.
Each serving: About 68 calories, 5 g protein, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g total fat (1 g saturated), 3 g fiber, 3 mg cholesterol, 903 mg sodium.