Pea and mint soup

Pea and mint soup
  • Serves icon Serves 2
  • Time icon Ready in 20 minutes

If your lunch routine has got into a bit of a rut, add some variety and a dash of colour with this cool, refreshing summer soup recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 500g petit pois
  • 600ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • A handful of mint leaves

Method

  1. Gently fry the onion and garlic in a pan with the oil for 5-10 minutes, covered, until soft but not coloured.
  2. Stir in petit pois and chicken or vegetable stock. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Cool slightly, add a handful of mint leaves and whizz with a hand blender to a smooth purée.
  4. Serve chilled, with ice cubes and extra mint leaves (it’s great warm, too).

delicious. tips

  1. Freeze any leftovers for up to 3 months.

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