Pea soup

Pea soup

A vibrantly coloured starter that's sure to impress.

By , 21 September 2015

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Pea soup
  • 30 Mins
  • Serves: 2
  • Price: 55p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 464g serving contains
  • Energy

    1528KJ

    365KCAL

    18%
  • Fat

    14g

    med

    20%
  • Saturates

    6.9g

    high

    35%
  • Sugars

    9.4g

    low

    10%
  • Salt

    2.6g

    high

    44%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 329kJ/79kcal.
Ingredients
  • 15g butter
  • 1 shallot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 225g frozen peas
  • Leaves from 2 sprigs of fresh mint
  • 200ml whole milk
  • 40g pack Asda Pepper and Sea Salt Croutons, to serve
Method
  • Melt the butter in a pan. Add the shallot and gently cook until soft. Dissolve the stock cube in 300ml hot water and add to the pan with the potato. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Add the peas and mint and simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Add the milk then purée with a hand-held blender. Season to taste, then pour into a bowl, cover and cool. You can refrigerate for two days.

  • Heat to serve, pour into bowls and add the croutons.