Crème Ninon - Green Pea Soup
Recipe Type: Appetizer
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Serves: 4
A creamy and elegant take on the classic French Creme Ninon green pea soup.
  • 2½ Cups of frozen green peas
  • 1¼ Cup of heavy cream
  • 1 Tablespoon of organic butter
  • 1?2 Cup of white wine
  • 1 Shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 Cup of chicken stock
  • Salt and white pepper
  1. Saute the shallots in half of the butter in a large sauce pan until soft but not browned.
  2. Add the wine and boil until reduced by about a third.
  3. Add the vegetable stock and the peas and simmer for 3 minutes.
  4. Pour in the cream, simmer for another 2 minutes and then blend until very smooth using a hand blender or a food processor. Pass through a sieve.
  5. Whisk in the rest of the butter, and season with salt and white pepper.
  6. Just before serving, blend the surface of the soup with the hand blender to create a foam.
To add a bit of elegance - pour a small amount of Champagne into each dish after serving the soup.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at