Garden Pea Soup

Serves 4

It’s simple to turn a bag of peas into this vibrant treat!

Ingredients

Soup

  • 50g butter
  • 3 spring onions, trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 350g frozen peas
  • 700ml vegetable or chicken stock
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6-8 mint leaves

Pesto

  • 50g fresh peas, lightly steamed or microwaved
  • 4 tbsp creme
  • A few sprigs mint

Instructions

  1. Place a large, heavy-based pan on a medium heat, cook the butter and spring onions for 2-3 minutes until the butter melts and the onions soften.
  2. Add the peas and stock and bring to the boil then simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Allow to cool slightly. Taste, season and add the mint.
  4. Blend thoroughly and serve, garnished with the creme , peas and mint leaves.