Minted sweet pea soup

Time 40 minutes
Yields Serves 6
Minted sweet pea soup

Cook the peas according to the package directions, drain and set aside.


Melt the butter in a soup pot over medium-low heat. Add the green onions and salt and cook, stirring, until just softened, 3 minutes. Add the lettuce and 1/2 cup water, cover and cook over very low heat until very soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the stock and 1 cup of water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer 5 minutes.


Working in batches, transfer the lettuce mixture, peas and mint to the blender and process until smooth. Transfer to a clean pot and add the cream. Simmer 5 minutes. Season with more salt if needed and white pepper to taste. Ladle into bowls and garnish with pea shoots.

The soup can also be served chilled.

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