Fresh Green Pea Soup

Fresh Green Pea Soup


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Fresh green peas are a delight and this is the perfect way to prepare them. If fresh are not available, frozen is fine - but thaw them first.

Lizz C.

Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium eschallots (or small onions), finely chopped
  • 2 cups (500ml) water
  • 3 cups freshly shelled green peas
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons thickened cream (optional)

Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat. Cook the eschallots until soft and translucent, about 3 minutes. Add the water and peas. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until the peas are tender, 12 to 18 minutes.
  2. Puree the soup in batches in a blender or food processor. Strain back into the saucepan, stir in the cream if using, and reheat. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.

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