Minty pea & potato soup

Minty pea & potato soup

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This vibrant soup is fresh-tasting and substantial enough to have for dinner

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Dairy-free
  • Nut-free
  • Egg-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal249
  • fat3g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs48g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre0g
  • protein11g
  • salt0.36g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 800g potato, peeled and cut into small chunks
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 1l vegetable stock
  • 350g frozen pea
  • handful mint, chopped
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

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

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, then fry the onion for 5 mins until softened. Add the potatoes and stock, then bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 10-15 mins until tender, adding the peas 2 mins before the end of the cooking time.

  2. Use a slotted spoon to remove a quarter of the vegetables from the pan and set aside. Blend the remaining vegetables and stock in a food processor or using a hand blender until smooth, then stir through the reserved veg, chopped mint and some seasoning. Serve with bread on the side.

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marcusgibbons
4th Jan, 2013
5.05
I used shallots for this because that's what I had in the cupboard! Added a bit of garlic (probably too much!) and it tastes great!! Would recommend you try this quick and simple soup recipe.
rachel_r
31st Jan, 2012
5.05
Lovely thick soup with a nice taste. I used dried mint.
carolinamoonbeam
29th Jan, 2012
5.05
I love this soup. I make it again and again as the children always ask for it.
eleanormayo
10th Jan, 2012
4.05
Really liked this soup, having read the other comments I was very generous with the mint.
emmawiseman
27th Nov, 2011
Nice, but not outstanding. Needed more stock than stated. Like the suggestion of adding lemon juice, cooking with leeks and adding a dollop of creme fraiche - would have given it more of a kick.
mandybrandon
8th Nov, 2011
5.05
so very easy and very tasty, and even forgot the mint and no one minded
eefsmunro
13th Oct, 2011
4.05
This went down really, really well at work. My boss, unfortunately forgot to get me fresh mint for this recipe, so I added rosemary instead after blitzing the soup and adding remaining veg. I was just as nice, though I can't wait to see what it's like with the mint.
beaumos
5th Oct, 2011
5.05
1st soup I've made, very easy to do. Used dried mint instead instead of fresh, very tasty.
clionaf
28th May, 2011
2.05
Not a favourite in this house - I'll be throwing most of it away. It's edible, but I'm the only one who thinks so. Don't do what I do and blend the whole mixture, as the texture was gluey. I used fresh mint and thought it was a bit over-powering. Very disappointed overall...
thomaspcat
15th Mar, 2011
5.05
I make this soup but I use mint sauce, so tasty a firm favourite.

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