Minted Pea Soup

(makes 6 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Minted Pea SoupIngredients:

  • 1 tsp olive oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 1 small sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 potato, peeled and cut into ½” cubes
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3½ cups water
  • 1 lb frozen peas, thawed
  • Salt and pepper, to taste (optional.)
  • Low-fat plain yogurt
  • Fresh mint, minced, to garnish


  • Heat olive oil in a large-size saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and cook approximate 2-3 minutes or until softened.
  • Add potato, salt and cook approximate 2 minutes. Add water then cover and simmer approximate 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Add peas, uncovered and simmer approximate 2 minutes.
  • Using a food processor, carefully process soup in batches and then strain through a sieve back into saucepan. Reduce heat, add salt and pepper to taste
  • Serve with a dollop of yogurt sprinkled with mint.

Make 6 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving(1/6 of recipe (144 g)): 110 Calories, 6 g Protein, 19 g carbohydrates, 5 g Dietary Fiber, 1 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 1 mg cholesterol, 295 mg sodium


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