Aromatic Potato, Pea & Mint Soup with Garlic Toasts

 Aromatic Potato, Pea & Mint Soup with Garlic Toasts
Prep in Prep in:
5 mins
Cook in Cook in:
15 mins
Serves Serves:
4
Per Serving %RI
KCAL 437 23%
Fat 5.6g 8%
Sat Fat 1.4g 7%
Salt 1.6g 26%
Sugar 11.5g 13%

Method

This delectable, creamy potato and pea soup recipe is spruced up with a variation of flavours including garam masala as well as an accompanying slice of French bread flavoured with garlic. Delicious, fresh and a surprising spice!

  1. Heat a saucepan with a little oil and gently cook the onions until soft and translucent and starting to caramelise a little. Stir in the garam masala
  2. Add the potatoes and stock, then bring to the boil. Simmer for ten minutes then add the peas, coriander and mint leaves, leaving a few for the garnish. Return to the boil then blend carefully until smooth. Season.
  3. Toast the bread then rub with a little garlic, sprinkle with garam masala and serve with the soup garnished with a little more garam masala, some chilli flakes a few drops of oil and some mint leaves.

 

Ingredients

250g Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and cubed

2 teaspoons rapeseed oil

1 onion, peeled and sliced

2 tablespoons  ground garam masala, plus extra to serve

1L hot vegetable stock

400g petits pois

1 bunch fresh coriander

1 small bunch of fresh mint leaves

8 slices of French bread

1 garlic clove, peeled and left whole

Chilli flakes, to garnish

250g Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 teaspoons rapeseed oil 1 onion, peeled and sliced 2 tablespoons  ground garam masala, plus extra to serve 1L hot vegetable stock 400g petits pois 1 bunch fresh coriander 1 small bunch of fresh mint leaves 8 slices of French bread 1 garlic clove, peeled and left whole Chilli flakes, to garnish

You may also like

Potato Caesar salad recipe

Potato Caesar Salad

A really simple salad to put together - why not serve alongside a BBQ with grilled chicken breast and a nice glass of white?

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Jo Pratt's hearty potato soup recipe
  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Potato crusted pizza recipe

Potato Crusted Pizza

Who knew you could make a pizza base using potatoes?  Try this great recipe for pizza with a twist, perfect for getting the kids involved with cooking their own food too!

  • Prep in: 25 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Flamenco potatoes pork tenderloin recipe

Spanish Flamenco potatoes with pork roast

These punchy potatoes coupled with a moist tenderloin are great for a quick midweek roast, or even a centre piece at a dinner party to share.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins