- 1 tsp rapeseed oil
If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…
- small bunch spring onions, roughly chopped
Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…
- 1 cucumber, roughly chopped
- 1 large round lettuce, roughly chopped
Lettuce are available in a vast number of varieties, and are either crisp or floppy, growing…
- 225g frozen peas
A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…
- 4 tsp vegetable bouillon
- 4 tbsp bio yogurt (optional)
- 4 slices rye bread
Boil 1.4 litres water in a kettle. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and cook the spring onions for 5 mins, stirring frequently, or until softened. Add the cucumber, lettuce and peas, then pour in the boiled water. Stir in the bouillon, cover and simmer for 10 mins or until the vegetables are soft but still bright green.
Blitz the mixture with a hand blender until smooth. Serve hot or cold, topped with yogurt (if you like), with rye bread alongside.
Pack it for lunchTake this to work in a thermos flask and it will stay hot or chilled, depending on how you prefer to eat it.
Nutrition notesThe peas add substance to the other vegetables and are a useful source of iron and fibre, including soluble fibre, which helps regulate cholesterol levels. Don't worry that the peas are frozen - they are frozen as soon as they are picked, so (unless you are picking straight from your garden) they are generally nutritionally richer than fresh ones.
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