Prepare this creamy first-course soup recipe to serve with grilled meats.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine peas, water, onion, parsley, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large saucepan; bring to boiling. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until peas are tender. Meanwhile, melt butter or margarine in a skillet. Add lettuce and cook just until soft. Add the lettuce mixture to the soup.

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  • Puree half of mixture at a time in a blender container or food processor. Return all to saucepan. Add milk or half-and-half; and vermouth, if desired. Heat through. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours. Dollop with sour cream, if desired. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

123 calories; 6 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 16 mg cholesterol; 338 mg sodium. 13 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 5 g protein; 583 IU vitamin a; 14 mg vitamin c;