SPRING PEA SOUP Savor the flavors of spring with this colorful vegetarian pea soup. It gets its bright green color from a blend of peas, fresh spinach, and chives. TOTAL TIME 30 minutes • SERVES 6 (1¼ cups each) INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp. Fresh Thyme olive oil 1⁄2 cup chopped yellow onion 1⁄2 cup chopped celery 2 (10 oz.) pkg. Fresh Thyme frozen peas 3 cups Fresh Thyme vegetable broth 1 (13.5 oz.) can Fresh Thyme organic coconut milk 1⁄2 tsp. Fresh Thyme fine sea salt 2 cups fresh baby spinach 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice Optional toppings: toasted coconut chips, peas, fresh chives, and/or freshly cracked black pepper INSTRUCTIONS 1. In 4-qt. Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and celery. Cook and stir until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. 2. Add peas, broth, coconut milk, and salt. Bring mixture to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 6 to 8 minutes or until peas are tender. Remove from heat and stir in spinach, chives, and lime juice. 3. Transfer soup to a blender and blend mixture until smooth, working in batches as needed. Serve warm; garnish with optional toppings, if desired. Each serving contains: 207 calories, 11 g fat, 8 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 683 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 7 g protein. Daily values: 29% vitamin A, 13% vitamin C, 1% calcium, 11% iron. Dress up this company-worthy pureed soup with elegant toasted coconut and chives. 14 Fresh Thyme Crave | freshthyme.com 010-017 Spring Greens_new.indd 14 2/12/18 12:43 PM