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Spring Pea & Fresh Herb Soup

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cook Time:

10 minutes

Serves:

4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons IOS extra virgin olive oil

  • 10 scallions, thinly sliced

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped basil

  • 3 cups fresh or frozen green peas

  • 3 cups vegetable broth

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

  • 1 lemon, zested and juice reserved

  • 3/4 to 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons whole yogurt

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander

Preparation

  • Heat the oil in a medium (4 quart) pot over medium heat.

  • Add scallions and tarragon or basil and cook, stirring occasionally until scallions are soften, 4 minutes.

  • Add peas, stir for 1 minute. Add vegetable broth and bring mixture to a simmer and cook until peas are tender, 4 to 5 minutes.

  • Remove soup from heat and, working batches, use a blender to puree the soup with the mint until smooth.

  • Return the soup to a pot, stir in 2 tablespoons lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.

  • Keep soup warm until ready to serve.

  • Combine yogurt, lemon zest coriander and a pinch of salt.

  • Dollop soup servings with 2 1/4 teaspoons yogurt mixture just before serving.

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