Green Pea And White Bean Soup



10 min


25 min


6 servings

Green Pea And White Bean Soup

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Green soup may be a bit of a hard sell, but its got smooth texture and sweetness working for it, plus lots of toppings, which will make your kid feel a little more in control.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 small onion , diced
  • 1 540-mL can navy beans , drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups frozen green peas
  • 1 900-mL carton chicken broth


  • Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high. Add oil, then garlic and onion. Cook, stirring frequently, until onion is soft, 2 to 3 min. Add beans, peas and broth. Bring to a boil over medium-high and simmer 10 to 12 min. Remove from heat and transfer to a blender, working in 2 batches if necessary. Purée until smooth. Pour soup back into saucepan. Keep warm on stove until ready to serve.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 183,
  • Protein
  • 12 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29 g,
  • Fat
  • 3 g,
  • Fibre
  • 8 g,
  • Sodium
  • 715 mg.


Garnish with defrosted whole peas, a swirl of sour cream, crumbled goat cheese or bacon bits.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent November 2016 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.