Chilled (Canned or Fresh) Pea and Mint Soup

Recipe by kiwidutch
READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Shell the fresh peas.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan and gently saute the onion until it is soft but not brown.
  • Remove the onion mixture from the heat and mix in the milk, stock, peas, 2-3 mint sprigs, sugar, salt and pepper. Bring to the boil, Stirring regularly (if using frozen peas add them now, straight from frozen, no need to thaw them first).
  • Simmer, covered for about 30 minutes or until the peas are really tender. Let it cool just a little bit, then purée the mixture using a food processor , blender or by rubbing though a fine sieve.
  • Add fresh cream to the purée, mix well and then chill for 2 hours.
  • Serve chilled, garnished with sprigs of fresh mint.
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