Minted Pea Soup – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe

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(makes 6 servings)

 

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Minted Pea Soup
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1 teaspoon vegetable oil

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1 small sweet onion (i.e. Walla Walla or Vidalia), chopped

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1 potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes

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1/2 teaspoon salt

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3-1/2 cups water

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1 lb frozen peas, thawed

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Low-fat plain yogurt

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Fresh mint, minced

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Directions:
1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and cook until softened (about 2-3 minutes.)
2. Add potato and salt and cook for 2 minutes. Add water then cover and let simmer until potatoes are tender (about 15 minutes.) Add peas and let simmer, uncovered for 2 minutes.
3. Using a blender, carefully blend soup in batches and then strain through a sieve back into saucepan. Reheat and add salt and pepper to taste (optional.)
4. Serve in bowls with a dollop of yogurt sprinkled with mint.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (144 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 110
Calories from fat 13
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 295 mg
Total Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 6%
Iron 8%

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