Pea&mint soup

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  • 1 handful of mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 450ml vegetable or chicken stock
  • 300g frozen peas (petit pois)
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1-2 tbsp crème fraîche

     

    Put the peas in the bowl, pour over boiling water and leave to stand for about 5 minutes.
    Drain. Using a blender, whiz the peas, stock, garlic, and herbs until smooth and combined. You may have to do this in batches. Add more stock if the soup is too thick. Season well with salt and pepper and whiz again. To serve stir through the crème fraîche, Serve hot or cold.

 

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