Creamy broccoli and pea soup

4 servings Prep: 5 mins, Cooking: 20 mins
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Are you looking for a delicious meat-free soup to enjoy with your family? Try our creamy broccoli and pea soup recipe. Made using caramelised onions seasoned with aromatic flavors and delicious McCain Broccoli Florets and McCain Garden Peas that are allowed to cook. Blended with vegetable stock until smooth. Garnish with croutons and the thyme, and enjoy. Convenient and ready in minutes. Partner content with McCain.

By Independent Contributor June 03 2021
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Ingredients (12)

5 tbsp butter
1 onion — diced
1 leek — finely sliced
4 tsp dried Italian herbs
4 cloves of garlic — crushed
salt and black pepper — to taste
750 g McCain Broccoli
250 g McCain Peas
3–4 cup vegetable stock
125 ml cream
croutons — for garnish
Small bunch of thyme
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Heat butter in a large pot over medium heat.

Add onions and leeks and allow to caramelise.

Once the onions and leeks are browned, add the Italian herbs, crushed garlic, salt and pepper.

Mix well and then add the broccoli and peas.

Allow to cook on medium to high heat for about 5 minutes before adding the vegetable stock.

Simmer for about 10–12 minutes.

With a handheld blender, purée the mixture to a creamy consistency.

Add the cream and season.

Garnish with croutons and the thyme and enjoy!

Recipe by Apriena Jugoo Pummer for McCain SA.

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