Creamy Fresh Pea Soup Recipe

Creamy Fresh Pea Soup Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

25 g/1 oz/2 tbsp butter or margarine

4 spring onions (scallions), chopped
4 streaky bacon rashers (slices), rinded and chopped
450 g/1 lb fresh shelled or frozen peas

1.2 liters/2 pts/5 cups Vegetable Stock
30 ml/2 tbsp chopped parsley
6 mint leaves, chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Mint leaves, to garnish

Method :

Melt the butter or margarine in a large saucepan and fry (saute) the onions and bacon until soft but not brown. Add the peas, stock, parsley and chopped mint, bring to the boil, cover and simmer gently for
10-15 minutes until the peas are tender. Puree in a food processor or blender, then return the soup to the pan, season to taste with salt and pepper and reheat. Serve garnished with mint leaves.

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