Sweet Pea Soup

Total Time:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
1 hr

Yield:
4 servings

CATEGORIES
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup diced bacon
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup thinly-sliced leeks
  • 3 cups peas, preferably fresh
  • 1 quart light stock
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon diced red pepper, for garnish
Directions

In a soup pot cook bacon until crispy, remove to paper towels to drain, and reserve for garnish. Add oil and flour to pot and cook for 3 minutes, stirring. Add leeks and cook 3 minutes. Add peas, and stock. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Using an immersion blender, puree soup in the pot; or pour soup into a food processor or blender, process until smooth and return to pot. Stir in cream and adjust seasonings to taste. Ladle soup into a warm tureen and serve garnished with bacon and red peppers.

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