Pea, Mint, and Basil Soup

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Prep Time: 
20 minutes
Number of Servings: 
4
Recipe Source: 

Skinny Soups by Kathryn Bruton ($19.95, Kyle Books, 2017)

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 5 cups frozen peas
  • 1 1/4 cups basil, leaves picked
  • 1 cup mint, leaves picked
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Bring broth to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. Sauté onion in oil and 1 tablespoon water for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add peas, followed by boiling broth, and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Add herbs, blend until smooth, and season to taste.

Notes

For an Asian twist, add some chili flakes when cooking the onion, and substitute the basil with Thai basil.

Nutrition Info: 

193 Calories, 13 g Protein, 30 g Carbohydrates, 9 g Fiber, 3 g Total fat (1 g sat, 2 g mono, 1 g poly), 395 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin C, K, Manganese, ★★★★ Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Copper, ★★★ Vitamin A, B3 (niacin), Phosphorus, ★★ Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Molybdenum, Zinc, Potassium