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Pea and Mint Soup

Pea and Mint Soup

20 mins total time

15 mins active time

Easy

Serves 4

Ingredients


Measurements:

  • 3 cups (1 lb) frozen green peas
  • 2 green onions

    coarsely chopped

  • 2 cups (16 fl oz) vegetable stock
  • 1½ cups (1 oz) loosely packed fresh mint leaves

    plus extra to serve

  • ¾ cup single cream
  • Flaky sea salt

    to season

  • Freshly ground black pepper

    to season

To serve:

  • Greek-style yogurt or sour cream

Instructions

  • 1Put the peas in a large heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Let stand for 5 minutes until thawed. Drain.
  • 2Put the peas, green onion and stock in the blender and secure lid. Blend on the SOUP program until the program finishes and the soup is smooth.
  • 3Add the mint leaves and cream and secure the lid. PUREE for 30 seconds until combined.
  • 4Pour the soup into a saucepan. Stir over medium heat until hot. Season with salt and pepper. Divide among serving bowls. Top with a dollop of yogurt or sour cream and garnish with extra mint leaves.
    Tip: If using fresh stock and serving the soup chilled, bring the stock to the boil and boil for 2 minutes, then allow to cool until there is no visible steam before blending.