Green Pea Soup

1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
1  large onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
32 ounces chicken broth powder or 32 ounces vegetable broth
2  bags (10-ounce each) frozen peas
1/2 teaspoon marjoram
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon sweet basil
 {sea salt}, to taste
 {pepper}, to taste
In a stock pot, melt butter and sauté onions and celery until translucent. Add broth and peas and bring to simmer. Turn off heat and purée with an immersion (stick) blender. Add herbs, salt and pepper to taste.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 15-20 min

Servings: 6 to 8

Recipe By: Janie Quinn

From:  Essential Eating
Used with permission of Azure Moon Publishing

Chef Suggestions
Add more or less broth for desired consistency.

This is an easy soup to expand with extra greens such as Swiss chard, lettuce, or kale. Just chop greens and add with peas.