Purée soup in a blender or with an immersion blender, thinning with water if soup is too thick, until smooth. Number of Servings: 2. The mixture of split peas and lentils gives this vegetable soup a nice texture, especially once it is blended until smooth. The recipe is slightly adapted from Jamie Oliver’s cookbook “Ministry of food”. We like it with a lot of smoky ham chunks for extra flavor. Minutes to Prepare: 2. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and sauté the carrot, celery and onion until softened, about 5 minutes. Cold Split Pea Soup with Mint is a superb vegetarian soup that is as full of flavour as its colour. Pea, mint & spring onion soup with parmesan biscuits 46 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating The parmesan 'tuiles' make this soup stylish enough for entertaining – but they take just a few minutes to make 1. When warm weather hits, you don't want a thick, rich split pea soup -- you want a light, sweet, and fresh soup like this one. It is big on flavor and easy on the budget. Add the 3/4 of the frozen peas, stirring the peas into the pot for 1 … Add parsley, mint, and remaining 2 cups broth to pot. Ingredients. Peel the onion and stick the cloves into it and place in a large saucepan with the peas, mint … Really quick and easy pea, ham and mint soup Preparation time : 5 minutes Cooking time: 21 minutes Setting: smooth Serves 4. Heat the olive oil on a medium-low setting in a saucepan. Combine with the stock and 2 cups of the water in a large saucepan. It's easy, inexpensive, delicious and GOOD FOR YOU! Many split pea soup recipes begin with celery and onions being sauteed at the start to lay down a flavorful base for the rest of the soup. Pour pea soup on plates and serve. With only 6 ingredients (plus salt & pepper) you … Add one of the diced onions and bring to a boil. Stir in the peas and chicken stock, bring to the boil and simmer for another 10 minutes or so. If you like the taste of rich, thick homemade Split Pea soup, you've got to try ours. One that should be added to a healthy diet due to its many health benefits. The starchiness of mature peas can give the soup a split-pea flavor, so if you can find only older peas, use frozen instead. Peel and finely chop the onions. I love split pea soup, this looks similar but that addition of mint sounds delicious! Drain and rinse them. Melt butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over low heat. With 7g of fiber and 7g of plant-based protein per serving, this soup is the most delicious way to make your body sing. For a vegetarian variation, use pea broth instead of the chicken broth and water. Stir in the peas, vegetable stock, and 3 tablespoons of chopped fresh mint. Optionally you can decorate with some plant-based yogurt or cream, a drizzle of olive oil, some thyme, a teaspoon of chopped peanuts and blanched peas. Pour one and a half litres of the stock back into a pan and add the split peas. Substituting tarragon for the mint in the recipe will give the soup a sweeter, slightly licorice flavor. This traditional pea soup will become a firm family favourite. While it takes a little over an hour to cook, it's mostly hands-off, making it an easy cold-weather meal. It’s one of my favorite cookbooks, I love the simplicity of the recipes. Garnish the soup with pea tendrils and some fresh mint leaves. Watch this recipe in action as part of the Homegrown/Homemade Video Series. In a large pot, heat the olive oil on medium-high heat and sauté leeks until translucent. The almost luminescence green comes from the dry green split peas and bolstered by the mint.This is a superbly refreshing starter that cleanses the palette ready for the main course. We've added green pea halves and warming spices to make it all the more hearty and satisfying. Vegetarians will want to swap out the chicken broth, of course, and the buttermilk could be replaced with plain nonfat Greek yogurt if you prefer. This Vegan Pea Soup with a generous handful of optional mint for good measure, is healthy, low calorie, packed with protein and super simple to make. Pour the broth into a medium saucepan and heat until boiling. This green split pea soup with fresh herbs recipe is perfect for you to start enjoying all the powerful benefits of eating fresh herbs all in one sitting. This easy to make and healthy soup is especially nice to serve for a fall or winter family meal or Shabbat dinner. 2 sprigs of mint; 1½ pints (850 ml) vegetable stock; 1 teaspoon lemon juice; Salt and Black Pepper; 1 oz (28 g) butter; Method for Pea Soup: Soak the peas overnight in plenty of cold water. Add the 4 chopped green onions, and cook until softened, but not brown. & pepper ) you … 1 and mint soup is one of my favorite comfort meals make! 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