Pea, courgette & mint soup Have you noticed I like soups yet?? Well Flossie has clearly taken after me. When asking her what she would like for lunch the other day she requasted soup. So I found this yummy recipe online and had it chopped, cooked and served withing 25 minutes. This is a 5:2 recipe so ultra healthy too.
Ingredients... 100g Fresh Peas 2 Small Courgettes (Diced) 1 Shallot (finely diced) 1 teaspoon Marigold Bouillon (or similar) 2 teaspoons 0% fat Greek Yoghurt 1 teaspoon Olive Oil 1 handful Fresh mint (finely chopped) 700ml Water
Method... Step 1 Soften the shallot in the oil for 8 minutes or so over a low to medium heat Step 2 Stir in the diced courgette and cook for a minute or so Step 3 Pour in the water and stir through the bouillon or stock cube. Bring to the boil then add in the peas Step 4 Cook for 2-3 minutes, then add in the mint, saving two sprigs for a garnish Step 5 Cook for a further minute, then blend with a stick blender Step 6 Adjust seasoning, adding salt and pepper as necessary Step 7 serve with a teaspoon of greek yoghurt in each bowl, garnished with a fresh mint sprig
The simple things in life are sometimes the best,