This simple pea soup, made with fresh or frozen peas and kitchen-staple ingredients, is ready in only 15 minutes. It's a quick and healthy lunch or dinner option. You will love it!
6cupsfrozen or fresh peas
2 ½ouncesfresh or frozen spinach
4cupsstock, see notes
Optional: ½ cup yogurt or sour cream
Sea salt, to taste
Melt the butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until the onion is transparent, about 3 minutes.
1 tablespoon butter, 1 medium onion, 3 cloves garlic
Add the peas, spinach, stock, and thyme and bring nearly to a simmer. (If you are using fresh peas, simmer for 5 minutes.)
6 cups frozen or fresh peas, 2 ½ ounces fresh or frozen spinach, 4 cups stock, 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
Blend the soup with an immersion blender or in 2 batches in a regular blender. Return the soup to the heat and warm through. If using, add the yogurt then season to taste with salt.
Optional: ½ cup yogurt or sour cream, Sea salt
We use homemade chicken or beef stock in most of our soup recipes as it gives the best flavor and adds the most nutrition. You can also use storebought bone broth. Vegetable broth will work but you'll likely want to add more salt.