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.