Chilled Lemony Pea Soup



  1. In a saucepan heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add green onion and cook and stir for 30 seconds.
  3. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the chicken broth.
  4. Add remaining broth to saucepan.
  5. Bring to boiling.
  6. Reduce heat.
  7. Cook, covered, over medium-low heat for 5 minutes.
  8. In a bowl stir together cornstarch and reserved broth until smooth.
  9. Add cornstarch mixture to saucepan and cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly.
  10. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  11. Remove from heat.
  12. Stir in peas and mint.
  13. Let mixture cool slightly.
  14. Transfer pea mixture to a blender and blend until smooth.
  15. Transfer pureed mixture to a bowl.
  16. Cover and chill thoroughly, at least 1 hour.
  17. To serve, stir in lemon juice and garnish with lemon slices.