Chilled Pea Soup

Pea Soup1 small onion, chopped

2-3 cloves garlic, minced

1 Tbs. olive oil

3 cups fresh peas

2 cups stock

2 Tbs. lemon juice

1 Tbs. fresh mint, chopped

Salt & Pepper to taste

½ cup heavy cream or silken tofu (optional)

 

 

In a heavy saucepan, heat olive oil. Add onion and garlic; sauté until tender, @66.147.242.175 5 minutes. Add stock and bring to a boil. Add peas and simmer until tender.

 

Remove from heat and allow to cool for about 20 minutes.

 

Add lemon juice, mint, salt & pepper.

 

Using an immersion blender, puree soup. Add heavy cream or tofu, if using, and puree until smooth.

 

Cover & refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Yields: 4 servings