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Monday, June 21, 2010

Easy Green Pea Soup

This soup is quick, easy and economical.   It makes a great dinner soup served along with Grilled Cheese Sandwiches.

1 cup Frozen Green Peas, thawed
1 small Onion, chopped
1 small Potato, diced
1 TB Butter
1 cup Water or Chicken Stock
1 cup Milk or Cream *
Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper to taste

*If using cream, add more water or stock and use half a cup of cream.

In a medium pot, melt butter and saute onion and potato for 1 minute. Add green peas and water or stock. Bring to boil and let it simmer on low heat for 15 to 20 minutes.

Add milk, salt and pepper to taste. Transfer soup to the blender, and blend until smooth. Return mixture to pot and bring to a simmer. Serve warm with a dollop of sour cream on top, if desired.

Makes 2 - 3 generous servings.

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