Green Pea Soup Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMethod
DishVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Peas in pod2 Pound, use fresh (900 Gram)
 Onions2 Medium, skinned and chopped
 Mint sprig1
 Spinach2 Ounce (50 Gram)
 White stock/Chicken stock1 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter)
 Flour45 Milliliter (3 Level Tablespoon)
 Milk1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
 Sugar2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
 Double cream90 Milliliter (6 Tablespoon)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1363 Calories from Fat 521

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.4%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 19.2 mg

Sodium 1666.6 mg69.4%

Total Carbohydrates 158 g52.5%

Dietary Fiber 33.3 g133%

Sugars 66.5 g

Protein 58 g115.6%

Vitamin A 308.7% Vitamin C 986.9%

Calcium 71% Iron 131%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Wash the peas and shell about 20 pods.
Tie the shelled peas in muslin to use for the garnish later.
Put the rest of the pods, onions, mint, spinach, stock, salt, pepper and garnish in the cooker.
Put on the lid and bring to high (15 lb) pressure, then cook for 5 minutes.
Reduce pressure quickly.
Remove the garnish and sprig of mint.
Sieve the soup or puree it in an electric blender (if the puree is fibrous, it is better to pass it through a sieve as well).
Return the mixture to the pan and reheat.
Blend the flour and milk to a smooth cream.
Stir in a little of the hot liquid and add it to the rest of the soup.
Bring to the boil, stirring until the soup thickens and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add the sugar and adjust the seasoning.
Stir in the garnish of peas and the lightly whipped cream just before serving.
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