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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Sweet Pea Soup with Lemon-Pepper Cream

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Category: Stews

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------------------SOUP------------------------------------
  • 3 tb Unsalted butter
  • 1 Russet (10-oz) potato,
  • -peeled and cut in, 1/4 inch
  • -dices
  • 1 Firm-ripe (10-oz) pear,
  • -peeled, cored,, chopped
  • 1 lg Onion,, chopped
  • 4 c Chicken broth
  • 1 ts Fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • -or 1/2 tsp, dried
  • 1 pk (10-oz) frozen peas
  • 1 bn Watercress, rinsed, coarse
  • -stems discarded
  • 8 Sprigs watercress for
  • -garnish
  • 1 ts Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper


1/2 c Sour cream
2 tb Fresh lemon juice
1/2 ts Freshly ground pepper

SOUP: In 4-quart Dutch oven, melt butter. Add potato, pear and onion; cook
covered, over low heat, stirring often, 20 minutes, until potato is tender.
Add chicken broth and thyme; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover;
simmer 8 minutes. Add peas and watercress; bring to boil. Reduce heat;
simmer 3 minutes. In blender, puree in batches. Add salt and pepper.
LEMON-PEPPER CREAM; Whisk together ingredients. To serve: Ladle 1 cup soup
into each of 8 bowls. Serve hot, at room temperature or chilled. Drizzle
with Lemon-Pepper Cream. Garnish with watercress.

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