Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Minted Green Pea Soup

Serves: 6


1 ounce (30 g) butter
1 onion, finely chopped
3 cups chicken stock
2 potatoes, grated
1/2 lettuce, shredded
1 pound (500 g) frozen peas
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
Freshly ground black pepper
6 tablespoons low-fat natural yogurt

Microwave Method:

1. Place butter and onion in a 3-quart (3-litre) casserole dish. Cook for 2-3 minutes on HIGH.
2. Add stock, potato, lettuce and peas. Cook for 18-22 minutes on HIGH, stirring twice during cooking. Chill.
3. Add mint, pepper and yogurt. Process or blend until smooth. Chill 2 hours before serving.

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