Chilled pea and avo soup

Recipe from: 12 Decemeber 2013

Ingredients 10
Servings 6
Time 00:20

Ingredients

  • 500
    g
    frozen petit pois (baby peas)
  • 1
    bunch of leeks - finely sliced
  • 1
    Tbs
    butter
  • 2
    cup
    prepared chicken or vegetable stock
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • Flesh of 1 large ripe avo
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 100
    g
    chevin or goat’s cheese - to serve
  • lemon zest
 

Method

00:10
 
Pour boiling water over the peas and allow to stand for 2 minutes(no longer) then rinse immediately with ice cold water and drain. Set aside.
   
In a pot, fry the leeks in butter until soft and fragrant. Add stock and simmer for 5 minutes.
   
Place the peas in a blender and blitz until pureed add the stock slowly until the desired consistency is reached.

Add the lemon juice, zest, mint and avo and blend until smooth.
   
Season with salt and lots of pepper.
   
Serve warm or chilled topped with crumbled goats cheese and lemon zest. 

Delicious with generously buttered seed bread.

Recipe reprinted with permission of BitsOfCarey. To see more recipes, click here.

 

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