Wednesday, 26 November 2014

pea soup recipe

Pea soup with garlic recipe 
pea soup 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.

Ingredients :

1 garlic glove,crushed
900 g/2 lb/8 cups frozen peas
1.2 litres/2 pints/5 cups chicken  stock


25 g/1 oz/2 tbsp butter
salt and ground black pepper

Preparation :

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.

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