Minted Pea Soup

Minted Pea Soup

CategoryDifficultyBeginner

This deliciously easy spring time recipe is refreshing, it can be served both hot or cold.

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins
 2 Tbsp butter
 1 large onion chopped
 1 small head of lettuce, shredded
 2 lb thawed frozen petit pois peas
 2.5 pt (I.5 L) chicken or vegetable stock
 Lots of chopped fresh mint (to taste)
 salt / pepper (to taste)
 6 fl oz (175mL) whipping cream
1

In a large pot melt butter, and cook onion until it is browned slightly

2

Stir in lettuce, peas & mint

3

Add stock, boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 min

4

Blend until smooth (I used a little hand held blender in the pot, you can pour it into a blender then back in the pot) season to taste (back in the pot) stir in cream & reheat gently (when adding the whipping cream make sure it is not too cold as it will curdle)

Ingredients

 2 Tbsp butter
 1 large onion chopped
 1 small head of lettuce, shredded
 2 lb thawed frozen petit pois peas
 2.5 pt (I.5 L) chicken or vegetable stock
 Lots of chopped fresh mint (to taste)
 salt / pepper (to taste)
 6 fl oz (175mL) whipping cream

Directions

1

In a large pot melt butter, and cook onion until it is browned slightly

2

Stir in lettuce, peas & mint

3

Add stock, boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 min

4

Blend until smooth (I used a little hand held blender in the pot, you can pour it into a blender then back in the pot) season to taste (back in the pot) stir in cream & reheat gently (when adding the whipping cream make sure it is not too cold as it will curdle)

Minted Pea Soup
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