Delicate Summer Peas Soup

Fresh summer peas are only available for a very short time. So whenever I spot them on the Farmers’ Market, I directly buy them! Since I love the flavor of the peas, I decided not to go crazy with spices. This soup is made with just a few ingredients to really highlight the peas.

Summer Pea Soup

Servings 4 servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins

Equipment

  • Cooking Pot
  • Blender // Food Processor

Ingredients

  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 30 gram Butter
  • 200 ml White Wine
  • 800 ml Vegetable Stock
  • 500 gram Summer Peas about 1,5 kg fresh summer peas
  • 200 ml Cream
  • Parsley optional

Serve with.

  • Summer Peas
  • Some Pea Shoots

Instructions

Preparations

  • Let's remove the summer peas out of their pods! You can easily unzip the pods by tearing the stem backwards.
  • Time to cut the onion in slices!

Cooking

  • Melt the butter in the cooking pot and caramelize the onion in this.
  • Then add the white wine, the bay leaf, the stock and summer peas. Bring everything to a boil and let it cook for 8 minutes. Once cooked, take out a few peas to keep separate for the decoration.
  • Remove the bay leaf and add the cream to soup. If you like to add some parsley, feel free to add it. Blend the soup until smooth!
  • Have a taste and feel free to add any additional seasonings.

Serve with…

  • Serve the soup with some summer peas and the pea shoots.
Course: Lunch, Soup
Cuisine: Dutch

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