Sweet Pea Soup with Lemon-Pepper Cream

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
  • pinch
    pepper
  • CREAM INGREDIENTS

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

How to Make Sweet Pea Soup with Lemon-Pepper Cream

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.

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About Sweet Pea Soup with Lemon-Pepper Cream

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



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