Creamy Chilled Pea Soup for a Summer Dinner Party

This creamy cold pea soup is a lovely chilled soup recipe. Perfect for picnic food ideas, summer luncheons or an elegant dinner party.

Preparation Time:  4 hours, 30 minutes

Number of Servings:  4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:  1.00

1 cup chopped onion
1/2 tsp dried marjoram leaves
1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves
1-1/2 cups low sodium vegetable stock
1 cup water
2 packages (20 oz) frozen peas
2 cup sliced romaine lettuce
1 cup fat free sour cream
1 tsp paprika (garnish)

Green Pea Soup Recipe

cold green pea soup garnished with fresh peas
Green Pea Soup
For making this green pea soup recipe sauté onion, marjoram, and thyme in large saucepan until onion is tender, about 5 minutes.

Stir in stock, peas, lettuce, and heat until boiling.

Bring to simmer, covered until peas are tender, 5 to 8 minutes. Cool soup for 10 minutes.

Process soup in food processor or blender until smooth. Refrigerate until chilled 3 to 4 hours. Stir in sour cream into soup; pour into individual bowls and sprinkle with paprika.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Chilled Pea Soup
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 5
  % Daily Value (DV)*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 12%
 Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
 Sugars 13g  
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 110%
Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 20%
Iron 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**

Fruit: 0
Vegetables: 1
Meat: 0
Milk: 0
Fat: 0
Carbs: 1
Other: 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

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