← Back to Search Results
sauteeing British
Pea Soup

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

As English as English could be. Reminds me of Wimbledon and lazy afternoons.

Yield: Serves 2-4

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 3 cups of frozen peas
  • 1 quart of vegetable or chicken stock
  • A good handful of fresh mint, chopped, plus extra to garnish
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of creme fraiche

Directions

In a medium-sized saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sauté the scallions for about 3 minutes. Add the peas and coat them in the oil, stirring. Add the stock and mint and cook for about 10-15 minutes. Transfer to a blender and whiz in batches if the blender isn’t big enough.

Cool in the fridge, season and whirl in the creme fraiche. Serve with a bit more mint chopped on top.


© 2009 Sophie Dahl
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

This recipe serves 4, and includes 1/8 teaspoon of added salt per serving.

173kcal (9%)
84mg (8%)
27mg (45%)
32mcg RAE (1%)
521mg
41mg
10g
4g
4g
18g
9mg (3%)
644mg (27%)
2g (8%)
7g (11%)
4mg (20%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

west-coast-cooking West Coast Cooking
by Greg Atkinson
the-vegetable-dishes-i-cant-live-without The Vegetable Dishes I Can'...
by Mollie Katzen, Greg Atkinson
fresh-from-the-market Fresh from the Market
by Laurent Tourondel
le-bernardin-cookbook Le Bernardin Cookbook
by Eric Ripert, Maguy Le Coze
living-raw-food Living Raw Food
by Sarma Melngailis
lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
the-bread-bible The Bread Bible
by Rose Levy Beranbaum
david-rosengarten-entertains-fabulous-parties-for-food-lovers David Rosengarten Entertain...
by David Rosengarten
american-masala American Masala
by Suvir Saran
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
martin-yans-china Martin Yan's China
by Martin Yan
nancy-silvertons-sandwich-book Nancy Silverton's Sandwich ...
by Nancy Silverton
urban-italian-simple-recipes-and-true-stories-from-a-life-in-food Urban Italian: Simple Recip...
by Andrew Carmellini
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?