Sweet Pea Soup With Lemon-pepper Cream Recipe

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Sweet Pea Soup with Lemon-Pepper Cream

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Ingredients

3 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
10 oz
potatoes, peeled and cut in 1/4" dices
10 oz
pear, firm-ripe, peeled, cored and chopped
1 large
onion, chopped
4 c
chicken broth
1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
10 oz
peas, frozen
1
watercress bunch
8
watercress, sprigs for garnish
1 tsp
salt
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pepper

CREAM INGREDIENTS

1/2 c
sour cream
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 tsp
pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
SOUP: In 4-quart dutch oven, melt butter.
2
Add potato, pear and onion; cook covered, over low heat, stirring often, 20 minutes, until potato is tender.
3
Add chicken broth and thyme; bring to a boil.
4
Reduce heat to low, cover; simmer 8 minutes.
5
Add peas and watercress; bring to boil.
6
Reduce heat; simmer 3 minutes.
7
In blender, puree in batches. Add salt and pepper.
8
LEMON-PEPPER CREAM; Whisk together ingredients.
9
To serve: Ladle 1 cup soup into each of 8 bowls.
10
Serve hot, at room temperature or chilled; drizzle with lemon-pepper cream and garnish with watercress.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy