Cold Cream of Green Pea Soup Recipe

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Cold Cream of Green Pea Soup
  • Chef: Prem Kumar Pogakula, The Imperial
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

An easy to make pea soup with the richness of yogurt that can be served hot or cold.

Ingredients of Cold Cream of Green Pea Soup

  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (10-oz) bag frozen peas
  • 4 tsp plain non-fat yogurt, optional
  • Serrano ham sliced

How to Make Cold Cream of Green Pea Soup

  • 1.In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil over moderately-low heat.
  • 2.Add the onion, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • 3.Add the broth, tarragon, salt and a few turns of freshly ground black pepper and bring to a boil.
  • 4.Add the peas and cook just until defrosted.
  • 5.In a blender, puree the soup in 2 batches until very smooth. If serving hot, return the soup to the pot and bring just to a simmer. If serving cold, transfer to the refrigerator to chill.
  • 6.Add the yogurt and chill in the fridge.
  • 7.When cold fill shot glasses 3/4 high, place a thin slice of Serrano ham on top and garnish with basil sprig.
  • 8.Prem Kumar Pogakula is a Sous Chef at The Imperial, New Delhi.