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Eating veggie » Recipes » Fresh Broad Bean and Mint Soup

Fresh Broad Bean and Mint Soup

Prep time 10 mins, cook time 30 mins

Serves 4

Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free, Suitable for Freezing

Ingredients

  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 medium potatoes chopped
  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • 675g broad beans shelled
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 300ml single cream or soya milk
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 sprig mint chopped
  • A few mint leaves for garnish

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onions and garlic, cook until the onions begin to soften.
  2. Add the potato and stock to the pan.
  3. Meanwhile cook the broad beans in boiling water for about 5 minutes.
  4. Bring the soup to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the beans and stir.
  5. Leave the soup to cool then add the lemon juice, cream and mint. Purée until smooth. Season to taste. Garnish with mint leaves.

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