Quick Pea Soup

Quick Pea Soup Category Cheese 
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Ingredients And Procedures
2tablespoonbutter, or margarine
16ozpeas, bag, frozen, (3 cups), thawed
2eachcelery, stalks, finely chopped
1/2teaspoonpepper, white
2eachgarlic, cloves, minced
1/2cupmilk, low-fat
1eachonion, chopped
2cupvegetable stock
1croutons, herbed, garlic, optional
1/4cupparsley, fresh, chopped, optional
2tablespoonlemon peel, optional
1parmesan cheese, grated, optional


In a dutch oven or 4-5 quart saucepan, melt margarine. Add celery, garlic, and onion. Saute until softened, about 5 minutes. Add vegetable stock, peas, and white pepper. Over medium heat, cover and simmer 5 minutes.

Transfer mixture to bowl of food processor. Cool slightly. Puree. Return mixture to pan; add milk and nutmeg. Heat through, about 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Top each serving with garnish if desired.

VARIATION: stir in 1 carrot, steamed and sliced, additional whole peas, or sauteeed and sliced mushrooms.

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