Pea and Mint Soup

Serves: 4

Cooking: 30min

Difficulty: easy

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Rainy days in London call for soups, finally here the recipe of the pea and mint soup you can prepare in 30min for you and your family.

Mamma Flora’s Tip: If you like a thicker soup, add an entire potato.

Ingredients:

  • 4 handfuls of split peas (or frozen peas)
  • ½ potato
  • Spring onion
  • Mint
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Parmesan

Tools:

  • 1 pot
  • Hand blender

Method:

  • If you are using split peas, leave them to soak in cold water for 30 min before start cooking
  • Cut half a potato in cubes and a spring onion in small pieces
  • In a pot add the spring onion and the oil, gently warm it up and add the potato and the peas, you drained in the meantime. On low heat, stir for 2-3min
  • Boil some water in a kettle, when hot add in the pot until 3-4 fingers over the ingredients
  • Add 4 leaves of mint to the soup, salt, cover and leave it to cook for 30min on a low heat
  • Stir from time to time
  • Once cooked, turn off the heat, add some more leaves of mint and mix everything together with the hand blender until smooth
  • Serve warm with a sprinkle of parmesan and pepper