Earlier last week, Mosaica pointed me to a pea soup recipe that immediately caught my attention.Super simple and totally delish!Here you go...
Creamy Sweet Pea Soup
Adapted from a recipe posted by Kelly here
3 cups sweet peas, thawed
2 cups cucumbers
2 cups celery
1/4 cup fresh dill
1/4 cup cashews, ground (optional)
2 cloves of garlic
1 green onion
1 tbs lemon juice
1 tsp miso
Water until desired consistency is reached
Salt, to taste
Blend until smooth.
If desired, serve with fresh chopped parsley and extra peas.
reeeeally yummy - it worked fine without the avo. i didn't even up the cashews that much. it was super-creamy. kids even liked it. totally VIBRANT green. initial reaction of some was that it looked like weird baby food, but all agreed it was good. i drizzled olive oil on top and liberally ground fresh pepper.
i have REAL fresh peas in my fridge, just debating if i should sinfully blend the perfect things...i am sure this would be AMAZING with real fresh peas, but...i don't know that i have the heart!
Yes, this soup was a hit with my parents, even my SAD eating super picky mother really liked it. It was amazing.
I left my camera at home, so I can't upload my picture, but I didn't bother with too many cashews. And I was sadly out of celery so I threw in a bunch of parsley instead. I also threw some whole peas and fresh corn in it for texture.
I noticed many SAD eaters don't like "bisque" soups. Even in conversation I have heard this mentioned a lot. So I try to add bits and peices to my soups when serving SAD.
Last time we made it, we threw in some whole peas as well in the bowl - something we don't always do- and it seemed to taste even better than usual.
Once I forgot to add the cashews and noticed the soup was still delicious, so I don't bother anymore. I also started to throw in a handful of fresh parsley in the blender rather than adding it at the end.
i love the spinach soup. i think you kind of have to be a green lover to love green soups, though. the tomato soup is fab...hard decision. i have been trying lots of the recipes from the e-books ( )...i will have a look through and see what i loved...that coconut soup? THAT might be good for the dinner you are doing (can be made a head of time!) i'll go over and post that there...