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!

  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