Easy Peasy Sweet Pea Soup Recipe

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Easy Peasy Sweet Pea Soup Recipe

Serves 4

4 cups Wild Oats Marketplace Organic Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth

1 15 ounce can Wild Oats organic Sweet Peas

8 ounces diced ham, low sodium

1 Tablespoon Wild Oats organic Cumin

1 Tablespoon Wild Oats organic Coriander

1 teaspoon Wild Oats organic Garlic powder

1 teaspoon Wild Oats organic Onion powder

Bring all the ingredients to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to once they come to a boil, and simmer for 10 minutes.

Transfer to a blender. Blend on high until pureed.

When serving, stir in a tablespoon of heart-healthy Wild Oats extra-virgin olive oil for extra nutrition, body and flavor.

The Nutritional Benefits of Wild Oats Organic Sweet Peas:

Nutritionally Authentic:

Certified USDA Organic

Nutritionally Affordable:

High fiber while being low in calories and fat-free

Nutritionally Accessible:

Shelf-stable pantry solution, easy to store and use quickly in recipes.

Medical Nutrition Therapy Tips and Solutions:

Anti-Inflammatory: Protect your knees with green peas, as the unique phytonutrients in green peas provide key anti-inflammatory benefits.

Anemia: Peas are high in iron, and eating foods rich in iron prevents against anemia.

Children: Bump up your child’s fiber intake by sneaking them into mac and cheese or other casserole dishes to go unnoticed by picky eaters.

Cancer: A Mexico City-based study has shown that daily consumption of green peas along with other legumes lowers risk of stomach cancer (gastric cancer), so get your fill.

Elderly: Peas have a naturally soft texture, and also can be pureed and consumed without teeth. A great way to add bulk to stools for those suffering from constipation.

Diabetes: Sweet peas have a nice balance of carbohydrates and fiber, so they won’t spike blood sugar rapidly.

High Blood Pressure: Rinse the canned peas to wash away added sodium.

Vegetarians: They are an excellent source of protein for vegetarians.

More Sweet Peas Nutrition Tidbits:

Seeds of the sweet pea are poisonous. Luckily, the sweet peas they produce are not- they’re one of the most nutritious legumes!

Peas are also an environmentally friendly food. Add them to pastas and salads for a nutritional boost that protects our wonderful planet Earth.

Please experiment with this super simple Wild Oats sweet pea soup recipe and see how you feel about them. Give peas a chance! You never know- like me, you might become a pea convert.

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