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Green Pea and Lettuce Soup
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Hearty soup with green peas, lettuce, and thyme.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100.1
Total Carbs 16.3 g
Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
Sugars 9.2 g
Total Fat 2.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Potassium 150.3 mg
Protein 5.0 g
Sodium 670.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1/2 Milk , 1 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 tsp  Margarine, 80% fat, unsalted
1 each  medium onions
14 floz  low sodium vegetable broth
10 oz  frozen green peas
1 each  head Boston lettuce
0 3/4 tsp  salt
0.125 tsp  black pepper
0.125 tsp  ground thyme
1 cup  cold water
0 1/2 cup  fat free milk
1 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
  1. Using a 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, approximately 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in broth, frozen peas, lettuce, salt, pepper, thyme, and water. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes. Stir in milk.
  3. Spoon half of pea mixture into blender, cover, with center part of cover removed to let steam escape, and puree until smooth. Pour soup into large bowl. Repeat with reamining mixture.
  4. Return soup to same saucepan, heat through. Stir in lemon juice and remove from heat. Transfer soup to serving bowl.

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