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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Green Shrimp Soup

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Category: Soups, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 md Onion
  • 1 lg Carrot (about 5 oz)
  • 1 1/2 ts Butter
  • 3 c Meat broth, hot
  • 1 tb Savory (fresh,
  • -chopped fine)
  • 1 ts Tarragon (fresh,
  • -chopped fine)
  • 1 lb Peas (cooked in
  • -lightly salted water)
  • 5 oz Shrimp (deveined,
  • -cooked and cut into
  • -small pieces)
  • 1/2 c White wine, dry
  • 2 tb Cream
  • 1 c Champagne (demi sec)


Chop the onion and carrot finely. Heat the butter in a pan and fry the
vegetables for 5 minutes stirring continuously. Add the hot meat broth.
Boil for 10 minutes.

Add savory, tarragon and peas. Bring to a boil and let cook for 8 minutes.
Strain the soup and put it back into the pan.

Add shrimp. Simmer 5 minutes on medium heat. (Be sure the soup is not
boiling.) Add white wine and cream. Take from the heat. Season if
necessary. Add champagne and serve immediately.


* Fine pea soup with shrimp and champagne This is a recipe out of a
German low-calorie cookbook. It is a simple recipe for a really delicate
soup. It can be served as a festive appetizer or as a gourmet snack.

* The fresh spices can be substituted by dried spices.

* If you use canned shrimp, never let them boil. They would become tough
and lose their delicate taste.

: Difficulty: easy to moderate.
: Time: 40 minutes.
: Precision: approximate measurement OK.

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