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2 1/2 cups homemade chicken stock
5 cups fresh (or frozen) peas
3 tbs butter
handful pea shoots, leaves only
fresh lemon juice
olive oil
kosher salt/fresh ground pepper
creme fraiche

Bring stock to a boil in a large pot. Add peas, just to thaw (about a minute). Remove from heat. Blend. Strain through a sieve. Return liquid to pot and gently heat. Season and add butter.

Dress pea shoots to taste with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, olive oil, kosher salt and fresh ground pepper. Garnish each bowl of soup with a spoonful of creme fraiche and some shoots.

Soup should be warm, not hot.

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