Gorgeous Green Leek & Pea Soup

Gorgeous Green Leek & Pea Soup
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A colourful, warming soup for winter
Servings Prep Time
6 15 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 15 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Gorgeous Green Leek & Pea Soup
Print Recipe
A colourful, warming soup for winter
Servings Prep Time
6 15 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 15 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Prepare the leeks and peel the garlic cloves
  2. Heat the olive oil in large saucepan over a medium heat
  3. Add the leeks and crushed garlic and cook for five minutes or until the leeks have softened
  4. Add the stock and bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer for 15 minutes
  5. Weigh the peas and add to the pan for the last 5 minutes
  6. Season with salt and pepper
  7. Blend thoroughly (if not blended enough the peas will sink to the bottom causing the soup to separate)
Recipe Notes

This soup freezes well making it a great one for batch cooking.

Add a few toasted almonds, a spoonful of cashew cream, or a dollop of pumpkin seed butter for additional protein.

This contains at least two portions of vegetables per serving.

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Pea and Mint Soup

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A gorgeous, green soup.
Servings Prep Time
2 10
Cook Time
8

Servings Prep Time
2 10
Cook Time
8

Pea and Mint Soup

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A gorgeous, green soup.
Servings Prep Time
2 10
Cook Time
8

Servings Prep Time
2 10
Cook Time
8

Ingredients


Servings:

Instructions
  1. Gently warm oil on medium heat.

  2. Add onion and sweat on a medium heat for approximately 5 minutes until soft.

  3. Add peas, mint and stock.

  4. Cook for 3-4 minutes until peas are cooked.

  5. Blend to a smooth consistency.

  6. To serve, add a dollop of natural yoghurt and a sprig of fresh mint.

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North African Stew
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This recipe is adapted from Hugh Fearnley – Whittingstall’s North African Stew, River Cottage Veg Every day, (2011)
Servings Prep Time
3 people 1 hour
Servings Prep Time
3 people 1 hour
North African Stew
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This recipe is adapted from Hugh Fearnley – Whittingstall’s North African Stew, River Cottage Veg Every day, (2011)
Servings Prep Time
3 people 1 hour
Servings Prep Time
3 people 1 hour
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a large pan
  2. Dice the onion and add to the warm oil
  3. Cook until the onion on a medium heat until it starts to lightly brown
  4. Add the garlic, celery, pepper, turmeric, ginger and cinnamon and cook for a couple of minutes
  5. Next add the lentils, chickpeas, tomatoes, saffron, parsley and ½ the coriander.
  6. Cook for 15 minutes
  7. Now add the butternut squash, bay leaf and stock.
  8. Over and cook gently for approximately 30 minutes
  9. Add the pasta and simmer for a further 10 minutes or until it is cooked (wholewheat will take a longer than white pasta)
  10. Serve garnished with the remaining coriander.
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