pea soup

Supergreen pea and spinach soup

  • serves 4
  • Easy

This pea and spinach soup is packed with green goodness and really easy to make. Serve with a swirl of creme fraîche and some crusty bread, if you like

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Ingredients

  • 
olive oil
  • spring onions 4, sliced
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • potato 1 large (about 250g), peeled and diced
  • veg stock 600ml
  • spinach 200g, chopped
  • mint a small bunch, leaves picked
  • frozen peas 200g, defrosted
  • half-fat crème fraîche 2 tbsp, plus more to serve

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a pan and fry the spring onion and garlic for 1 minute. Add the potato and stock and simmer until the potato is very tender. Add the spinach, mint and ¾ of the peas and simmer for 5 minutes, then add the crème fraîche and blend with a stick blender. Season then serve with an extra swirl of crème fraîche and the remaining peas.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 159
  • Fat 4.9g
  • Saturates 2.3g
  • Carbs 18.9g
  • Sugars 5.3g
  • Fibre 5.4g
  • Protein 7.0g
  • Salt 0.46g
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