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Chilled Pea Soup

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Ingredients
  Shelled peas 3⁄4 Pound (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Frozen peas 10 Ounce (1 package)
  Potato 1 Medium, sliced
  Onion 1 Medium, sliced
  Lettuce 1 , quartered
  Chicken stock 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Lemon slices 2
  Salted whipped cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Decoration)
Directions

MAKING
1 In a large aucepan, put peas,potato,onion and lettuce.
2 Add in half the quantity of chicken stock and bring to a boil.
3 Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.
4 In an electric blender, add the contents of the pan.
5 Blend to form a smooth puree.
6 Return the puree to the pan and add the remaining stock.
7 Simmer for 5 minutes.
8 Gradually stir in cream and lemon juice and add salt and pepper for seasoning.
9 Cool the soup and correct the seasoning.Chill until ready to serve.

SERVING
10 Serve the soup in individual bowls, garnished with very thin slices of lemon and swirl of lightly salted whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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