Pea, apple and mint soup

A Summer soup served hot or cold!

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Cuisine

British

Time

15 - 30 mins

Skill Level

Newbie

Serves

6

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You will need

IngredientAdd
2 medium onions peeled and finely diced

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3 tbsp olive oil

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1 x 450g frozen peas
2 eating apples cored, skin left on and chopped

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55g mint - thick stalks removed (keep 6 leaves for garnish)

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850ml vegetable stock made up with boiling water

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1/2 tsp sea salt

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a good few grinds of pepper

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a good grating of nutmeg

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juice of half a freshly squeezed lemon

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For garnish: 6 mint leaves

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Method

  • Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan.
  • Fry the diced onions for several minutes, stirring occasionally, until they are completely soft.
  • Add the chopped apples and peas to the saucepan. Peas can be thawed or still frozen.
  • Pour in the stock and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
  • Add 28g of the fresh mint pushing it down in the hot stock. Cool the soup and liquidise adding the remaining mint.
  • Add the salt, pepper, nutmeg and lemon juice. Taste adding more salt if required.
  • Soup can be served hot or cold.
  • Garnish each bowl with a mint leaf.

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