Saturday, January 10, 2015

DEBORAH MADISON'S CREAMY PEA SOUP

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.

1 comment:

  1. That looks nice and warm, perfect for the cold weather. I love the color!

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