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Waldorf Astoria Fresh Pea Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ronaye Madell
Added: Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs. fresh pea pods shucked, which should yield 1−1/2 cups fresh peas
2 1/2 tbsp. butter
1/2 onion, diced
3 cups water
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp.extra virgin olive oil
juice of one lemon

Directions:
Directions:
Shuck peas and reserve the pods. Bring 3 cups of salted water to a boil and cook peas for 1 minute. Strain peas, reserving water and place peas in ice water.

In a two quart sauce pan, melt 1 tablespoon butter and gently cook onion until translucent. Add the pods, pea cooking liquid and salt and pepper.

Simmer for two minutes. Strain liquid into a blender. Add cooked peas and puree. Add 1 tbsp. butter and 2 tbsp. olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon juice and blend.

Serve immediately, or chill and reheat when ready to serve.

 

 

 

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