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Creamy Pea & Mint Soup

Creamy Pea & Mint Soup

Creamy Pea & Mint soup in under 20 minutes.


3 1/2 cups frozen peas

3 cups of chicken or vegetable broth

4 large shallots

3 cloves of garlic

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

½ cup loosely packed mint leaves

¼ cup heavy cream

½ tablespoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

Optional toppings: Scallions, Peas, Crema, and Cornbread Croutons


  1. Heat olive oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until both are very soft, 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. Add in the chicken broth, peas, mint, lemon juice and salt and pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat to medium low, and simmer for about 8 minutes or until the peas are tender. Add the soup and heavy cream to a blender and puree until smooth and taste. Season with additional salt and pepper if needed.
  3. Serve warm.