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Kittencal's Fresh Pea Soup (Vegetarian)

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“Except for the addition of the whipping cream which is only optional there is very little fat content in this soup --- you may also make this using frozen peas and chicken broth may be used in place of vegetable broth, this makes a wonderful soup with beautiful colour, if you are a garlic lover then increase to 2 tablespoons :)”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. In a saucepan heat the oil or butter over medium heat; add in the onion and cook stirring until softened (about 3 minutes).
  2. Add in the garlic and crushed chili flakes; cook for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Pour in the vegetable broth and the peas; bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat to low, then add in salt and pepper; simmer for about 18-20 minutes or until the peas are tender.
  5. Using a blender or food processor puree the mixture in batches (can use a hand blender).
  6. Pour back into the saucepan over a strainer.
  7. OPTIONAL; if you are adding in the whipping cream add in at this point starting with 1 tablespoon and then reheat.
  8. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Ladle into bowls then top with croutons.
  10. Delicious!

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