Recipe courtesy of Ellen Greaves

Sweet and Snow Pea Soup

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 bento servings
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Ingredients

1 cup water

1 cup chicken stock

4 1/2 cups tightly packed snow peas

2 cups shelled fresh peas or frozen baby peas

2 tablespoons heavy cream

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons creme fraiche or sour cream

5 chives, cut into a 1/2-inch lengths

Directions

  1. In a pot over high heat, bring the water and stock to a boil. Add the snow peas to the pot, reduce the heat to low, and simmer until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the sweet peas and cream. Let simmer for 1 minute, then pour the soup into a blender. Blend the soup on high speed until smooth, about 3 minutes. Pass the soup through a fine strainer and season, to taste. Garnish with creme fraiche and chives.