Green Pea Soup with Mint and Roasted Flaxseed

Courtesy: Sask Flax

Ingredients

6 tbsp milled roasted flaxseed 2 tbsp canola oil 2 large green onions 1 large onion, chopped 4 celery stalks, chopped 5 cups water ½ cup salt ½ tsp crushed chilies ½ tsp pepper 1 kg frozen spring peas 1 cup buttermilk

Directions

Place flaxseed in a skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes on medium geat. Add oil part of green onions, onion and celery. Saute until soft. Add water, mint, seaoning and peas.Bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and use hand blender to process until smooth. Stir in buttermilk. Season to taste Yield: 8 servings

Nutritional Facts (per serving)
Energy 75 kcal
Total Fat 2.6 g
Cholesterol 0.52 mg
Carbohydrates 9.5 g
Dietary Fibre 3.2 g
Protein 3.7 g