Vegan Pea, Spinach & Mint Soup

Vegan Pea, Spinach & Mint Soup

Enjoy a flavourful bowl of this vegan pea, mint and spinach soup to refresh your senses. This simple vegan soup has a lovely fresh flavour and is great served either hot or chilled – making it totally versatile and an easy solution for lunch or dinner.

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The following pea soup can be served hot or cold, so it’s great for any time of year, whether you need something to warm you up or if you’re bored of summer salads and want to try something different for a light cool lunch.

What is pea soup?

Pea soup has been a staple in many areas for a number of years.

It first originated in Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, being a super easy soup to create with simple ingredients.

This pea soup is earthy, but the refreshing hit of mint lightens up these flavours.

Both peas and spinach contain lots of fibre and antioxidants, so this soup is great for a light detoxing meal.

What can I serve pea, spinach and mint soup with?

This pea soup can be served with a sprinkling of nutritional yeast, which is a great vegan alternative to parmesan.

Nutritional yeast is the perfect topping for any soup, but really adds some dimension to this simple dish.

If you want to bulk up this meal, warm crusty bread makes the perfect side to this soup. Baguette or rye bread are great bread options to go with this dish.

Total Time: 30 minutes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Calories: 105

Servings: 4

Rating:  

Total Time: 30 minutes

Calories: 105

Servings: 4

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 4)

  • 0.25 0.25 tbsp olive oil
  • 0.5 0.5 tbsp mint leaves
  • 0.25 0.25 onion, diced
  • 0.5 0.5 cloves garlic, puréed
  • 15 15 g spinach
  • 75 75 g peas
  • 180 180 ml gluten-free vegetable stock

Method

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add the oil, mint, onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes until the onion is softened.
  2. Add the spinach and cook for a further 2-3 minutes until fully wilted down.
  3. Add the peas and stock and bring to a boil. Let the soup simmer for 15 minutes before blending using a food processor or stick blender.
  4. Season to taste before serving.

Each 126g serving provides:

4.1g Fat, 0.5g Saturates, 15g Carbohydrate, 4.5g Sugars, 4g Fibre, 5.1g Protein, 1.2g Salt.

 

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