Summer Pea and Mint Soup

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

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

Ingredients

Frozen Garden Peas 1 Lb (approx 450g)
Vegetable Stock / Bouillon 1.5 Pints (900ml)
White Flour 2 Dessertspoons
Stalks Of Fresh Thyme Finely Chopped (dried If You Have No Fresh) A Few
Brown Onion Finely Chopped 1
Garlic Finely Crushed 1 Clove
Butter 2 Oz (50g)
Mint - Pulled Off The Stalk - As Much As You Like Dependent On Your Taste Fresh
Single Cream (or Less Whatever Your Taste) ½ Pint (300ml)

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