Green Pea Soup With Mascarpone

4 servings
30 min prep time
40 min total time

A simple and fresh pea soup makes for the perfect beginning to any springtime meal. 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1 garlic clove, minced

1 tablespoon fine sea salt

5 cups fresh or frozen green peas

3 tablespoons fresh tarragon leaves

4 cups vegetable broth

1/2 cup Vermont Creamery Mascarpone plus more for serving

2 red radishes, thinly sliced

Pea shoots, for serving

2 green onions, very thinly sliced on the bias

Directions

  • STEP 1

    Heat oil over medium heat in large saucepan. Add onion, garlic, and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until softened. Add peas, tarragon, and broth; cook until mixture comes to a simmer. Simmer 2 minutes; remove from  heat. Stir in mascarpone. Puree in batches in a blender or use a stick blender.

  • STEP 2

    Ladle soup into bowls; top with dollops of mascarpone, radishes, pea shoots, and green onion.