Aromatic pea and mint soup


  • 250g (9 oz) maris pipers, peeled and cubed
  • 400g  (14 oz) petits pois
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1l vegetable stock
  • 1 small bunch of mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp garam masala plus extra to serve
  • 8 slices of French bread
  • Rapeseed oil
  • Salt, pepper and chilli flakes
  • 1 bunch coriander


  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.
  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.


Preparation time: 5 mins 

Serves: 4

Nutrition: n/a


Serve with a slice of garlic flavored French bread