Green Pea Soup

This soup is a good source of fibre and will count as 1 serving of your 5 a day.PeaSoup

have a roll or 1- 2 slices of bread with the soup and remember to count this as additional carbohydrate

Ingredients – Serves 4 Adults

  • 500g / 17½ oz. of frozen green peas, defrosted first
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 litre of waterpeasoup-nut-table
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped mint
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley
  • 2 lean rashers, sliced thinly
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 breast of chicken, grilled and sliced or use any leftover chicken you might have from a roast


  • Heat the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat
  • Add the garlic and onion, cooking until they soften
  • Stir to avoid them going brown and sticking to the pan 
  • Add the water, stock cube, peas, mint and parsley
  • Bring to the boil and then reduce the heat, cooking the mixture through for 8 minutes
  • Remove from the heat and leave for a few minutes until the pan cools
  • Get a food blender or processor and whiz the soup mix until smooth
  • Trim the rashers of any fat and grill them until they go crispy and crumble up
  • When the soup is ready, pour it into bowls and serve with the pepper and rashers on top

Source: safefood