A day out in the heat can leave you drained of energy completely. And what can be more refreshing than a cup of fresh soup that you can make in a jiffy? In this video, we share with you the recipe for a quickie-the green pea and lettuce soup!
4-5 leaves of ice-berg lettuce
1 cup of boiled of green peas
Few mint leaves
½ onion finely chopped
2-3 tsp vegetable oil
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Extra virgin olive oil for garnish
Heat a sauce pan
Add the onions
Sauté the onions
Add a little salt to sweat the onions
Add the green peas
Add the lettuce leaves (roughly tear them with hands)
Once the lettuce leaves shrink a little they need to be pureed
Transfer the mixture into a blender
Add a few min leaves
Add a splash of water
TIP: One can also use other herbs like thyme, spearmint, marjoram instead of the mint
Transfer the pureed mixture into a saucepan
Add some more water to adjust the consistency
TIP: This soup need not be hot. It be served at cold, slightly warm or even at room temperature
Add some salt and pepper as per taste
Let the soup warm up and it’s ready to be served
Serve in an espresso cup or shot glass and drizzle some extra virgin olive oil on top
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