fresh peas

ancfanApril 28, 2010

Does anyone make fresh pea soup out of their snap peas? I thought maybe you could cook them and then put in a blender with half n half. I will also post in the harvest forum

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jimster(z7a MA)

I've never thought about making fresh pea soup. I'll be it would be delicious.

Evaporated milk is a very good alternative to half and half in cream soups.

Jim

    Bookmark   May 1, 2010 at 1:14PM
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neohippie(8b)

I think I saw this done on a cooking show one time (not with snap peas, though, with shelled green peas). It looked great, a really bright green. I don't remember the recipe but it was really simple, like mostly pureed peas with only a few other ingredients (I'm not sure if it even had cream in it).

A Google search for "fresh green pea soup" turned up some recipes that look promising.

    Bookmark   May 8, 2010 at 12:06PM
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denninmi(8a)

Snap Pea and Parmesan Soup

Lynn Rosetto Kasper profiled this recipe on her show last year in May. It sounded really good, but I never made it yet (always too much to do and not enough time to do it!).

The book it excerpted from sound really neat, too.

Here is a link that might be useful: Recipe from the Splendid Table.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2010 at 3:02PM
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