pea soup

Pea soup with poached egg and chive oil

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Liven up your pea soup with a softly set poached egg topping and a drizzle of chive oil. This combination works really well and you can sprinkle some extra chives to serve


Try this pea soup with poached egg, then check out our pea and mint soup and more summer soup recipes.



  • eggs 2, small
  • chives a bunch, plus more to serve
  • oil 100ml
  • pea soup 1 tin/tub


  • Step 1

    Heat a small pan of water until just simmering. Drop in the eggs and poach until softly set.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, pour boiling water over a small bunch of chives. Leave for 3 minutes, then drain and whizz in a small blender with the oil. Strain through a fine sieve and keep in the fridge.

  • Step 3

    Drop an egg into a bowl of hot pea soup, drizzle over some chive oil and finish with a few more chopped chives.