- 10oz. shelled peas
- 1 small potato
- 1 celery
- 1 leek
- 4 cups vegetable stock
- Fresh parsley
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Organic Sun-Dried Tomato Spread
- Balsamic glaze
- Mince the leek and celery.
- In a medium sauce pot, in a little olive oil, sweat the celery and onion together on medium heat for several minutes.
- Add the peas and cook for another 2 minutes.
- Add vegetable stock and diced potato.
- Simmer for 20 minutes until potato is cooked through.
- Remove from heat and let cool.
- Blend in an electric mixer all the vegetables and liquid from the pot, and a handful of fresh parsley.
- Blend until smooth, adjust for salt and pepper, and add a stream of extra virgin olive oil while the blender is still on at the end.
- Pass through a fine mesh colander.
- Serve hot or warm, with a fresh leaf of parsley, dots of Balsamic glaze and Sun-Dried Tomato Croutons.
For the croutons:
- Mix 2 tbsp. Sun-Dried Tomato with the croutons and blend well.
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