Hearty Garlic and Snap Pea Soup

Hearty Garlic and Snap Pea Soup

This springtime meal starter is a healthy vegetable soup full of sweet sugar snap peas and gently flavored fennel.

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Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
8
YIELD
Makes 8 side-dish servings
PREP TIME
30 mins

Hearty Garlic and Snap Pea Soup

This springtime meal starter is a healthy vegetable soup full of sweet sugar snap peas and gently flavored fennel.

Hearty Garlic and Snap Pea Soup
SERVINGS
8
YIELD
Makes 8 side-dish servings
PREP TIME
30 mins
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Ingredients
  • 4   cloves garlic or 1 to 2 bulbs spring garlic, chopped
  • 2   tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4  cup chopped onion
  • 1   pound Yukon Gold potatoes, quartered
  • 2  14 1/2 ounce cans reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 3/4  cups water
  • 1   medium fennel bulb, thinly slivered (fronds reserved)
  • 1 1/2  cups sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1   tablespoon fresh snipped fennel fronds
  •  Plain yogurt (optional)
  •  Olive oil (optional)
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Directions
1. 
In a large saucepan cook garlic in the 2 tablespoons hot oil over medium heat for 1 minute. Add onion and cook until tender. Add potatoes, chicken broth, and the water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cook, covered, for 15 to 18 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Cool slightly.
2. 
Using a food processor or blender, puree soup in batches until smooth. Return to saucepan. Add slivered fennel and peas. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes.
3. 
Stir in salt and pepper. Top each serving with fennel fronds. If desired, spoon yogurt onto each serving and drizzle with additional olive oil.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 102, Fat, total (g) 3, carb. (g) 15, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 2, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 49, vit. C (mg) 17, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 2, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 20, sodium (mg) 404, Potassium (mg) 374, calcium (mg) 40, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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