Green Velvet Soup

Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 by in Food

Prep Time: 10 Minutes  

Ready In: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes Servings: 8

“Broccoli, split peas and spinach provide the green in this pureed soup.”


1 onion, chopped

2 stalks celery, sliced

2 potatoes, diced

3/4 cup dried split peas

2 bay leaves

6 cups vegetable broth 2 zucchini, diced

1 head broccoli, chopped

1/2 teaspoon dried basil

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

4 cups chopped fresh spinach

Salt to taste


1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine onion, celery, potatoes, split peas, bay leaves and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 1 hour.

2. Remove the bay leaves and stir in the zucchini, broccoli, basil and black pepper. Simmer 20 minutes, until broccoli is tender.

3. Stir in spinach and remove from heat. Puree in a blender or food processor using an immersion blender. Salt to taste.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 8

Calories: 120 Amount Per Serving

Total Fat: 0.8g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 389mg

Amount Per Serving

Total Carbs: 24.4g

Dietary Fiber: 5.7g

Protein: 5.5g

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