1 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, @126.96.36.199 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