Cold Soup of Green Peas with Yogurt and Dill

Cold Soup of Green Peas with Yogurt and Dill

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Fresh or frozen green peas can be used to make this rich, creamy soup and we are sure it will appeal your taste buds. Especially when it’s too hot outside, you can enjoy sitting indoors, in the comfort of your home.
Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
6 People 18 Minutes  18 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cup(s) vegetable or chicken broth
  • 2 medium uncooked potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch chunks (about 2 cups)
  • 1 1/2 medium uncooked leeks, chopped, white and light green part (about 2 cups)
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 1/4 tsp (teaspoon) table salt, divided, or more to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper, divided
  • 2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1/2 cups plain fat free yogurt
  • 3 tbsp dill, chopped, divided
  • 1/4 cup fresh tomatoes, diced

Method

Step 1

In a large saucepan, combine broth, potatoes, leeks, garlic, 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until vegetables are almost tender, about 12 minutes.

Step 2

Add peas to saucepan, stir and cook until vegetables are tender, about 3 minutes; remove saucepan from heat and let cool about 5 minutes.

Step 3

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, 2 tablespoons of dill, remaining 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper until smooth; set aside.

Step 4

Puree soup in a saucepan using an immersion blender or in batches in a blender (be careful not to pour in hot liquid); stir in remaining 1 tablespoon of dill.

Step 5

To serve, ladle 1 cup of soup into each of 6 small soup bowls. Top each with 4 teaspoons of yogurt mixture, swirling mixture into soup. Then top each serving with about 2 teaspoons of tomato.

Nutritional Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Calories 203.9 Total Fat 1.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1 g Cholesterol 0.9 mg
Sodium 264.6 mg Potassium 448.2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 36.6 g Dietary Fiber 10.2 g
Sugars 13.2 g Protein 13.2 g
Vitamin A 92.8 % Vitamin B 12 1.4 %
Vitamin B 6 19.1 % Vitamin C 74.0 %
Vitamin E 2.2 % Calcium 9.4 %
Copper 15.6 % Folate 32.0 %
Iron 20.1 % Magnesium 15.9 %
Manganese 44.4 % Niacin 19.7 %
Pantothenic Acid 4.6 % Phosphorus 22.1 %
Riboflavin 15.9 % Selenium 7.4 %
Thiamin 40.8 % Zinc 13.9 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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