Mrs. Eddie Mae's Green Pea Soup

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3 13 ounce cans chicken broth
  • 2 10 ounce packages frozen peas
  • 1 cup milk

In a 3 quart sauce pan over medium heat, in hot butter, cook lettuce and onion until tender, stirring often. Add flour, sugar, and coriander. Slowly stir in broth; add peas; reserving a few for garnish; cook covered for fifteen minutes.

In covered blender, blend mixture a cup at a time; return it to the pan. Add milk, reheat. Garnish with reserved peas.

  • Yields: 10 servings
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour
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