Pea & watercress soup
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
Sweet peas and peppery watercress are
a perfect match for early summer, but you can
adapt this soup to suit all year round
- STEP 1
Heat the oil in a large saucepan, then gently fry the onion and garlic for 5 mins or until soft. Add the potato, stock and 500ml water, then simmer for 7 mins until the potato is just cooked.
- STEP 2
Scatter in the peas and watercress, stir, cover, then simmer for 3 mins. Add the mint leaves and blitz with a hand blender until smooth. Stir in the cream and season to taste. Serve ladled into bowls, scattered with more mint and some cracked black pepper.