Thursday Night Nicoise Salad

Thursday Night Nicoise Salad
Allow all of your salad stars to shine on their own. Dress each component of your salad individually and pile onto a platter. Simple food is just so darn pretty. Make something like this whatever you have on hand!

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Last Night's Pea Soup

Here's a deliciously fresh green pea soup to add to your collection of light and easy spring dinners. Just pair this with a great salad. Green always makes you feel happier. I have included a link to my recipe but please know that it's one of those basic recipes that you can improvise pretty easily. If you don't have shallots on hand, just use onions. If it makes sense, do it. I'm sure vegetable broth would be a great substitution for the chicken broth if you'd like to keep it vegan. If you don't have all of the fresh herbs on hand, just try to get some fresh mint because it really makes a difference. Fresh chives are a nice garnish but you can also get a way with a few thinly sliced scallions. Add more peas if you'd like the soup to be even greener. That's what I'm going to do the next time I make this.

One of my favorite soup tricks is to add a potato as a thickener without having to add cream. It works well with Roasted Tomato Soup and Roasted Red Pepper Soup also.














Enjoy this delicious spring soup exactly as I present it or enjoy your very own rendition. It's wonderful. I think I'll
go have the last bowl for lunch. It makes enough for four, I'd say . . . . which was enough for Mark & I, lol.




Color your evening green tonight.


Love and good health,

Katie

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