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

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!

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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

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.

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 pipers, peeled and cubed

400g petits pois

1 onion, sliced

1l vegetable stock

1 small bunch of mint leaves

2tbsp garam masala plus extra to serve

8 slices of French bread

Rapeseed oil

Salt, pepper and chilli flakes

1 bunch coriander