Princess and the Pea Soup Recipe

Princess and the Pea Soup Recipe
Staff Writer
Francesca Borgognone

Easy to make and even easier to assemble, this soup is not only refreshing, but whimsical as well!

Deliver Ingredients


  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 Cup chopped leeks
  • 1/2 Cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 Cups chicken stock
  • 2 1/2 Cups frozen peas
  • 1/3 Cup chopped fresh mint leaves, loosely packed
  • 1 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 Cup creme fraiche
  • 1/4 Cup chopped chives
  • prosciutto bacon


Method: Heat the butter in a large saucepan, add the leeks and onion and cook over medium-low heat for 5-10 minutes, until the onion is tender. Add the chicken stock, increase the heat to high, and bring to a boil. Add the peas adn cook for 3 minutes, until the peas are tender. Take off the heat, add the mint and ground pepper. Puree the soup in one-cup batches on low speed utniol smooth. Transfer the soup into a mxinign bowl. Whisk in the créme fraiche and chives and taste for seasoning. Spoon pea soup into shot glasses and garnish with a dollop of créme fraiche and prosciutto bacon.

Pea Soup Shopping Tip

Buy fresh herbs and spices to season your soup; fresh garlic, parsley, and thyme will enhance the flavor without being overpowering.

Pea Soup Cooking Tip

Most soups are better the day after they are made. If possible refrigerate your soup overnight before serving.