Easy pea & mint soup

Easy pea & mint soup

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(7 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This chilled, no-cook dish makes a refreshing starter

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal-
  • fat-
  • saturates-
  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
  • salt-
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Ingredients

  • 450g bag frozen peas
  • 800ml hot water (straight from the kettle)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable bouillon powder
  • small handful of chopped fresh mint, to serve
    Mint

    Mint

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    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • cream, to serve
    Cream

    Cream

    cree-m

    Fresh unpasteurised milk quickly separates and the fat rises to the top. This fat layer is then…

Method

  1. Tip the frozen peas into a blender and pour over the hot water from a kettle. Leave the peas to defrost, then reserve 1 tbsp peas. Add a handful mint and the vegetable bouillon powder to the rest. Blitz until smooth, then chill. Serve, drizzled with cream and scattered with some chopped mint and the reserved peas.

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Comments (9)

goodfood123456's picture

Disappointed, it tasted just like chopped up peas. If I try it again, I'll add some gently sweated onions.

jdwillow26's picture
5

My husband didn't like the look of this but was surprised by how good it was. Was asked to make it again the following day.

almellitfr's picture
4

Very cute and tasty soup, handy.
Had a little pb - too much water in my case.

katyb75's picture

Just served this for a dinner party. Decided to serve hot. Very nice and received favourable comments. Only cpmmnet owuld be it started to seperate, but that me be becuazse I did not blend i to t a fine/smooth sauce. Would do again, ve easy (esp if you use mint sauce!)

ensharp's picture
5

Better warm than cold but delicious both ways!

louiseboote's picture
5

so simple and so tasty, even the beginner cant go wrong with this one.

georgiexxx's picture
5

Quick, easy, filling and absolutely delicious. I too had this warm. I'll wait until the summer finally kicks in before trying it cold.

corylus's picture
1

Didn't like this at all. Would not make it again.

siobhanbennett's picture
5

This is the easiest starter I've ever made and probably the most successful! I must admit I did warm it up as I find cold soup a bit difficult to get my head around but everyone loved and wanted the recipe!

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