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Easy Pea and Mint Soup

This easy pea and mint soup is perfect as a comforting starter or a quick lunch on a cold day.

Pea soup has many health benefits as it is packed with vitamin A, potassium and calcium.

  • 1 large white onion
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 kg bag of frozen peas
  • boiling water
  • 4 tsp vegetable bouillon powder
  • 1 spring fresh garden mint
  • freshly ground black pepper
  1. Finely dice the onion.

  2. Place the coconut oil in a very large saucepan over a medium heat.

  3. Gently sweat the onion in the oil for 3-5 minutes it becomes soft and translucent.

  4. Pour the whole bag of peas into the pan and add boiling water until the level is about 1-2cm above the original height of the peas.

  5. Add the bouillon powder and cover, bring to the boil.

  6. Simmer the peas for about 5 minutes and then remove from the heat.

  7. Roughly rip the mint leaves and then add to the peas.

  8. Blend to an almost smooth consistency using a hand blender and then season to taste with the freshly ground pepper.

  9. Serve.