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Mint & Sweet Pea Soup

Perfect for Spring and Summer, this delicate soup features diced shallots, peas, and mint puréed in a creamy, rich stock.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 56 6 oz servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Pioneer® Cream Soup Base & Sauce Starter Mix
  • 5 qt. Chicken stock, divided
  • 4 Tbsp. Butter
  • 4 Shallots, large, diced small
  • 4 lb. Peas, frozen
  • 4 oz. Mint leaves (8 bunches, approximately 2 cups packed)
  • Salt
  • White pepper

Instructions

  • Prepare soup base according to package directions, using 4 qt. of chicken stock in place of water. Set aside remaining stock.
  • Sauté shallots in butter until translucent. Add to prepared soup base.
  • Simmer peas in remaining chicken stock until warmed through. Add to gravy mixture.
  • Add mint leaves and use an immersion blender to purée soup.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve garnished with a drizzle of sour cream and croutons.