Green Pea Soup

Green Pea Soup

4 servings
Cooking 15 min

280 calories per serving 


Ingredients

4 slices bread, whole wheat, for the croutons   140 g
2 tbsp olive oil, for the croutons   30 mL
3 cups vegetable broth, low-sodium   750 mL
4 cups frozen peas   500 g
1/4 cup whipping cream 35%   65 mL
12 leaves fresh mint [optional]   4 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

A blender or food processor will be very useful to purée the soup.

Method

  1. Prepare the croutons.
  2. Bring the broth to a boil. Add the frozen peas and cook 7-8 min, with no cover (to prevent discoloration).
  3. Purée the soup in a blender or food processor. Add the cream, adjust the seasoning and reheat 2-3 min.
  4. Ladle the soup into bowls. You may garnish each bowl with mint leaves and a dollop of cream. Serve the soup with the croutons.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (330g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

280

Fat

12 g

19 %

Saturated 4.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

23 %

Cholesterol

20 mg

Sodium

370 mg

16 %

Carbohydrate

35 g

12 %

Fibre

8 g

33 %

Sugars

14 g

Protein

10 g

Vitamin A

60 %

Vitamin C

40 %

Calcium

6 %

Iron

25 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: 1 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E
Good source of :
Iron, Niacin, Phosphorus, Vitamin C, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Fibre, Folacin, Magnesium, Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | Soups | Halal | High Fibre | High Iron | Kosher | Vegetarian

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