Garden Pea Soup with Mint Crème Fraiche

Garden Pea Soup with Mint Crème Fraiche

Graeme Shaw's Garden Pea Soup with Mint Crème Fraiche



Preparation method

1. Boil the water and dissolve the stock cubes.

2. Heat the butter in a saucepan, add the spring onion and cook gently on a low heat until soft but not brown.

3. Stir in the peas and the vegetable stock and simmer for 5 - 10 minutes until the peas are tender.

4. Remove from the heat and liquidise until smooth, season to taste and return to the pan and add cream.

5. Add the chopped mint leaves to the crème fraiche.


Presentation

1. Place the soup in a bowl with a swirl of the crème fraiche and mint on top.

2. This soup is excellent served chilled for the summer months.

Serves

Serves 4 people.


Ingredients

  • 600 ml / 1 pint water
  • 2 x Vegetable stock cubes
  • 4 x Spring onions, chopped
  • 450g / 1 lb frozen peas
  • 100 ml single cream
  • Fresh mint leaves chopped
  • 2 oz butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • 150g Crème fraiche

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