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Green Pea Soup
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Today is about simple and healthy things that make our lives better and happier 💚 like a green pea soup with melting cheddar cheese on top, a bit of mint and chilli, so delicious 😍 -@pancake_planet

Recipe

Prep time 5mins
Cook time 20mins
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ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 large potato, cut into large chunks
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 61/4 cups vegetable stock, or water
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 5-6 leaves mint
  • Salt and black pepper, To Taste
  • Cheddar cheese, freshly grated, for serving
  • Red pepper flakes, for serving

Method

  • Step 1

    Put the butter and olive oil in a pot, then add the leek, some salt and the garlic, sauté until the leek gets soft. Add the carrot and potato. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the thyme, bay leaves and vegetable stock/water. Let simmer until all the vegetables are soft, then add the green peas and cook for 7 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Transfer everything to a blender. Add mint, salt and pepper. Puree until desired consistency. Serve with grated cheddar cheese and red pepper flakes.