Green peas and mint soup

Posted on August 18, 2009. Filed under: Heart recipe/low cholesterol recipe, Starter | Tags: , , |

This unusual combination of green peas and mint may surprise you, but this is one of the most appreciated recipes that I make. And it is so easy to prepare too!! The wealth of this soup lies in the fibre-rich green peas which help to decrease blood cholesterol levels.

Cooking Time : 20 mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.

Serves 2.

Ingredients
¾ cup fresh green peas
¼ cup onions, chopped
1 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon oil
salt and pepper to taste
For serving
1 tablespoon finely chopped mint
1 tablespoon grated carrots
Method
1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and sauté the onions for a few seconds.
2. Add the garlic and sauté for a few more seconds.
3. Add the peas along with 2 cups of water and salt and bring it to a boil.
4. Simmer till the peas are cooked.
5. Cool and purée in a blender.
6. Reheat, adjust the salt and add the pepper.
7. Serve hot topped with the chopped mint and grated carrots.
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