Recipes

Date posted: 01/11/2018

Pea soup

  • Serves 4
  • Timing: 35mins

Ingredients

Everyday Favourites unsalted butter 10g
Large leek, trimmed and thinly sliced 1
Chicken or vegetable stock 750ml
Everyday Favourites choice peas 600g
Sugar a pinch of
Salt & freshly ground black pepper to season

Method

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add the leek, cover and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes. Add 3 tbsp. water and cook gently for 10 more minutes.
  2. Pour the stock over the leeks, stir, and then cover and continue to cook gently for 10 minutes.
  3. Put aside a few peas for garnish, then tip the rest into the pan. Add the sugar and heat for 5 minutes, without boiling; allow cooling slightly, and then tipping into a blender or food processor and purée until smooth. Season to taste. Return to the pan and reheat gently.
  4. Garnish each serving with a swirl of cream and a few of the reserved peas.
  5. Serving suggestion, add ham.
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