Pea soup with garlic recipe
If you keep peas in the freezer, you can
rustle up this delicious soup in minutes.
If has a wonderfully sweet taste and smooth
texture and is great served with crusty bread
and garnished with mint.
1 garlic glove,crushed
900 g/2 lb/8 cups frozen peas
1.2 litres/2 pints/5 cups chicken stock
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25 g/1 oz/2 tbsp butter
salt and ground black pepper
1- Heat the butter in a large pan and add
the garlic. fry gently for 2-3 minutes, until
softened , then add the peas. Cook for 1-2
minutes more, then pour in the stock.
2- Bring the soup to the boil, then reduce
the heat to a simmer. Cover the pan and cook
for 5-6 minutes, until the peas are tender.
Leave to cool slightly, then transfer the mixture
to a food processor and process until smooth
(you may have to do this in two batches).
3- Return the soup to the rinsed pan and heat
though gently. Season with salt and pepper.