Green Velvet Soup

Green Velvet Soup

Broccoli, split peas and spinach provide the green in this pureed soup.

Serves 8
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 80 minutes

Calories: 106.86
Calories from Fat: N/A
Total Fat: 1.14 g
Saturated Fat: N/A
Cholesterol: N/A
Sodium: N/A
Total Carbohydrate: 18.22 g
Dietary Fiber: N/A
Sugars: N/A
Protein: 5.93 g
Vitamin A: N/A
Vitamin C: N/A

Ingredients:

1 onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, sliced
2 potatoes, diced
3/4 cup dried split peas
2 bay leaves
6 cups vegetable broth
2 zucchini, diced
1 head broccoli, chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 cups chopped fresh spinach
salt to taste

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine onion, celery, potatoes, split peas, bay leaves and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 1 hour.

  2. Remove the bay leaves and stir in the zucchini, broccoli, basil and black pepper. Simmer 20 minutes, until broccoli is tender.

  3. Stir in spinach and remove from heat. Puree in a blender or food processor using an immersion blender. Salt to taste.

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