Green pea soup

This is my go to soup when I need something to please everyone but don’t want to spend too much time making appetizers. The soup has a very bright and beautiful green color and uses ingredients that you should already have at home.

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Green peas – about 2 cups

Potato – 1/4th cup – thinly sliced

Onion – 1/4th cup- thinly sliced

Garlic 1 clove – crushed  (optional)

Salt & Pepper as needed . White pepper works better for this recipe

Dry Basil leaves crushed – 1 tbsp

Herb de Provence – couple of pinches

Heavy Cream for Garnish

Butter 1/4th tbsp

Water 1 cup

Milk 2 % or full fat 1 cup

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Heat butter in a pan. Add onion and saute until translucent, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and saute for another 1/2 minute. Add potato and saute for 3 minutes. Add Frozen peas and saute for 7 minutes or so until peas are tender but not so much that it has lost color. Add 1 cup of water and 1 cup of milk and let it boil for 7-8 minutes or so. When boiling add Basil leaves and Herb de Provence.

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Cool slightly and blend it with a hand blender. When serving, use 1 spoon of heavy cream on each bowl for garnish.

The times for sauteing are approximate. A lot will depend on which stove you are using and what heat you are using.

Enjoy..

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