Summer Pea and Mint Soup Recipe at MyDish

Summer Pea and Mint Soup

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Method

  • 1) Melt the butter and fry the onion, garlic and thyme in a large saucepan until soft

  • 2) Reduce the heat and stir in the flour. Cook on a gentle heat until the texture changes

  • 3) Add the stock, peas and mint, and gently bring the soup to the boil

  • 4) Using a blender, process the mix until smooth. Finish with the cream, and a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with mint leaves and serve with fresh, homebaked bread

  • Comments Add your comment

    • I have made this soup today, as I have a lot of mint in the garden. It is delicious!!

      by Lavender on Tue Jun 22 2010   reply to this comment

    • Perfect timing! I have a bag of fresh peas and a tons of fresh mint I need to use up. Thanks for posting this - I know what I'll make now :)

      by couteaux on Mon Aug 11 2008   reply to this comment

    Ingredients

    • 2 oz (50g) butter
    • 1 brown onion finely chopped
    • 1 clove garlic finely crushed
    • A few stalks of fresh thyme finely chopped (dried if you have no fresh)
    • 2 dessertspoons white flour
    • 1.5 pints (900ml) vegetable stock / Bouillon
    • 1 lb (approx 450g) frozen garden peas
    • fresh mint - pulled off the stalk - as much as you like dependent on your taste
    • ½ pint (300ml) single cream (or less whatever your taste)

    By Views 4501  Added Mon Aug 11 2008


    Absolutely delicious, healthy, full of goodness - cheap and filling summer soup!