2 tablespoons butter or vegetable oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 (15 ounce) cans Del Monte® Sweet Peas, drained
2 cups baby spinach
4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
4 teaspoons fresh thyme
3 ½ cups chicken broth, divided
¼ cup heavy cream, sour cream, or plain Greek yogurt (optional)
Garlic croutons (optional)
Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook onion about 10 minutes or until lightly browned and soft, stirring frequently.
Blend onion, peas, spinach, lemon juice, thyme and 2 cups chicken broth in a blender or food processor until very smooth. Return to same saucepan. Stir in remaining broth. Gently heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in cream, if desired. Heat over low heat about 1 minute. DO NOT BOIL. Garnish with garlic croutons, if desired.