Thai Pea Summer Soup

Thai Pea and Lemongrass Soup

This Thai pea soup is easily made in the blender. With ginger, lemongrass, jalapeños and peas, it is the perfect fresh spring or summer soup.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Total Time: 10 Minutes

Serves 4

IMG_6189Ingredients

3 cups fresh or frozen peas (if using frozen, thaw beforehand)

1 15 ounce can full fat coconut milk

½ cup vegetable broth

1 large shallot

zest of 1 lime

juice of 1 lime

2 teaspoons lemongrass paste (I use the Gourmet Garden brand found in the refrigerated area of the produce section)

½ jalapeno

1½ inch piece fresh ginger

½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 cup fresh cilantro

salt and pepper to taste

Pea shoots and dash red pepper flakes for garnish

IMG_6192Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Garnish with pea shoots and red pepper flakes.

Soup can be served cold, room temperature or hot depending on preference.

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