This is just the soup for days like today, that are a bit chilly and you need to be warmed from the inside out. When my husband started running, we started going to charity runs and this soup is great in a Thermos flask with some brown bread while the lengthy race registration process is taking place!
400g -450g Frozen peas
1 Shallot, finely chopped
1 Clove Garlic, crushed
600ml Chicken Stock
1 tbsp Butter
1 tsp Fresh ginger, grated
100ml Single cream (optional)
Melt the butter in a medium sized saucepan over a medium heat.
Prepare the vegetables, don't worry too much about chopping neatly as everything will be blitzed with a hand blender before serving
Sweat the shallot and garlic for 2-3 minutes.
Pea and Spinach Soup
Why not add 100g of fresh spinach....
add the spinach to the pea soup about 2 minutes before the end of cooking time.
Blitz as normal until the soup is smooth and serve. This pea soup is my 6 year old son absolute favourite, however he hasn't noticed that I've started adding in the spinach (Mum's the word!!).