If you loved the Pea Soup photos from the previous blog, here is the recipe. It is easy to make and can be served warm or cold, making it perfect for spring!
Fresh Pea & Potato Soup with Parmesan Croutons
3 tbsp olive oil
I lge garlic clove, chopped
1 lge diced onion
2 lge diced potato
1 litre chicken or vegetable stock
2 packs Edible Gems Sweet Green Peas
1 tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
120 gm box of “Always Fresh” Crostini
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
Heat olive oil in a heavy based pot, fry onion and garlic till translucent. Add stock, potatoes, peas and salt & pepper. Bring to boil, stir, then lower temperature to a low simmer and cook for 30 minutes. Blend soup to a rough texture and reheat.
Place croutons evenly on a baking tray and cover liberally with the parmesan cheese. Place under a grill for 5 minutes till cheese has melted.
Serve soup and croutons hot or cold, delicious either way.
Soup freezes well so always make extra.
Serves 4 -6 people.