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Green pea soup with mint pistou

This green pea soup couldn't be easier to make, and is livened up immeasurably with the addition of mint pistou. A great light supper on a warm summer evening.
Photographer Louise Lister and Stylist Jan Hann


Green pea soup
Mint pistou


1.Heat oil in a large pan; cook leek and garlic, until soft.
2.Add potato, peas, water and stock; bring to the boil. Simmer, covered, about 10 minutes, or until potato is tender. Cool 15 minutes.
3.Meanwhile, to make mint pistou, blend or process ingredients until smooth.
4.Blend or process soup, in batches, until smooth. Return soup to pan; stir until hot.
5.Serve bowls of soup topped with mint pistou.

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