Full Page 4 x 6 5 x 7

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 small onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 pounds (about 4 1/2 cups) frozen peas
3/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2 cups chicken broth, divided
2 cups cream
4 to 6 very thin slices fresh mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup diced roasted red bell peppers (jarred is fine)

Place a medium soup pot over medium heat. Add the olive oil, butter, onions, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook until the onions are soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the peas and basil, and heat until the peas are thawed.
Place the pea mixture in a blender. Add 1 cup of the chicken broth and pulse until pureed, adding more broth, if necessary, to puree. Return the pureed mixture to the pot. Stir in the remaining chicken broth and cream. Return the pan to medium heat and cook until hot, but not boiling.
To serve, place the soup in bowls. Float a thin slice of fresh mozzarella cheese on top of each soup and sprinkle with the diced roasted red bell peppers. Serve immediately.

4 to 6 servings (6 1/2 cups)
Keywords: soups   Category: Soups/Stews    Cookbooks: Cooking With Cow, Ferguson Family
Recipe by Carol Jancsi     Added: February 01, 2009 by deebeeeff
Last Recipe Updated is:
Shrimp Scampi on July 23, 2017


Last Recipes Added are:
Shrimp Scampi on July 23, 2017
Dijon Mustard Brussels Sprouts on July 23, 2017
Vegetable Teriyaki With Japanese Noodles on July 23, 2017
Chicken & Biscuits With Mushroom Gravy on July 23, 2017
Pizza Seven Layer Dip on May 16, 2017


Founded April 13, 2006   
2015 fergusonrecipes.com