Leek and Pea Soup

This rich and colorful soup is great for lunch or dinner.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium leek, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 3 Tbsp. plain low-fat yogurt
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. snipped chives
  • ¼ cup garlic croutons
  • 2 sprigs basil

Directions

  • Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat and sauté the garlic and leek for 3–4 minutes.
  • Spoon mixture into a blender or food processor. Add the peas, broth, and yogurt. Purée until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour into soup bowls and garnish with croutons, chives, and basil.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium leek, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 3 Tbsp. plain low-fat yogurt
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. snipped chives
  • ¼ cup garlic croutons
  • 2 sprigs basil

Directions

  • Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat and sauté the garlic and leek for 3–4 minutes.
  • Spoon mixture into a blender or food processor. Add the peas, broth, and yogurt. Purée until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour into soup bowls and garnish with croutons, chives, and basil.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories140
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1350mg
Total Carbohydrate17g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars6g
Protein6g