Monday, April 4, 2011

Green Pea and White Bean Soup

Source: Chatelaine Magazine


  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 small onion, minced

  • 540 mL can of navy beans, rinsed and drained

  • 4 c. frozen peas

  • 900 mL carton of chicken broth

  • Garnish: crumbled goat cheese, pancetta or bacon crumbles

  • Instructions:

  • Heat a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Add oil, onion and garlic. Sautee for about 3 minutes, stirring continuously until the onion is soft.

  • Add beans, peas and broth. Bring to a boil over the medium heat. This will take about 12 minutes.

  • Remove from heat and puree with an immersion blender. Simmer on very low heat for 5-10 minutes.

  • Serve garnished with crumbled bacon or pancetta and goat cheese.

  • Comments:

    This soup was different, but really nice. It is a great lunch or served as a side or appetizer. It came together really easily and quickly too.

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