Thai Green Pea Soup

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  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Yukon gold potatoes, diced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Thai green curry paste
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 3 cups fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Mint for garnish


Heat oil in a pot over medium heat. Add onions and sauté for 2 minutes or until softened. Add ginger and potatoes and sauté another 2 minutes or until potatoes are coated with oil. Add green curry paste and stir together.

Add chicken stock, bring to boil and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes or until potatoes are softened. Add peas and arugula and cook until peas are softened, about 3 minutes. Add cream and bring to boil. Remove from heat, purée in batches in the blender and season salt and pepper to taste. Chill. Serve garnished with mint.