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Green Pea Soup #2

ingredients

serves 4
225 g (8 oz) dried green peas
25 g (1 oz) butter
1 large onion, diced
900 ml (1 1/2 pt) stock or water
1/4 tsp sugar
salt and freshly ground pepper
5 g (1 tsp) chervil
bay leaf
bouquet garni
125 ml (1/4 pt) milk
60 ml (4 tbsp) single cream

method

1. Soak the dried peas in cold water overnight.

2. Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add the onion and cook over a low heat for 4 minutes.

3. Add the peas with 2/3 of the stock or water, bring to the boil and simmer until cooked. (This will take about 35 minutes.)

4. Allow to cool slightly.

5. Liquidize the peas in a blender or food processor or pass through a mouli-legumes.

6. Return to the saucepan, add the sugar, seasoning and herbs.

7. Over a low heat, add the remaining stock or water and simmer for 10 minutes.

8. Gradually add the milk and continue cooking on a low heat for a further 5 minutes.

9. Remove the bouquet garni and bay leaf, taste for seasoning. Stir in the cream just before serving.

10. Serve with slices of wholewheat bread, brown rolls or croutons.


Variation Use frozen peas for this recipe if preferred. Reduce initial cooking time to 15 minutes.

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