French Pea and Mint Soup

Emerald green soup with mint flavour. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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French Pea and Mint Soup
Main Ingredients Shelled green peas, Butter
Cuisine French
Course Soups
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for French Pea and Mint Soup

  • 1 1/2 cups Shelled green peas
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 medium Onion roughly chopped
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Leeks chopped
  • 2-3 Iceberg lettuce leaves
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black pepper powder
  • 7-8 Mint leaves
  • as required Vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons Cream
  • few Red capsicum thin strips


  1. Heat butter in a non stick pan, add onion, garlic and leeks and saute for 1 minute. Add green peas, lettuce leaves, 1 cup water, salt and pepper powder and mix.
  2. Add mint leaves and let the mixture come to a boil. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes. Strain the peas and cool. Put them into a mixer jar and puree with a little cold stock.
  3. Pour this back into the pan and heat. Adjust salt. Add cream and mix. To serve place red capsicum strips in the centre of a soup bowl, pour the soup all around it and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 686
Carbohydrates 30.4
Protein 32.4
Fat 32.8
Other Fiber 13