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Pea and Pea Soup


  • 500g split yellow peas (pre-soaked, overnight in at least 3 ltr cold of water)

  • 500g frozen peas

  • 1 tsp crushed garlic

  • 1 brown onion

  • 2 sticks celery

  • 3 ltr water

  • 1 tbsp Vegeta stock

  • 5 mint leaves

  • ½ tsp ground ginger

  • 50g unsalted butter


  • 1.

    Finely chop onion and celery then pour into cold saucepan with a knob of butter, when the onions start to sizzle, toss in the garlic and drained yellow peas, stir through the ginger, cover with stock and bring to a boil.

  • 2.

    Boil for 5 minutes then turn down to a very gentle simmer, place a lid half on the pot and simmer for 1 hour.

  • 3.

    After 1 hour check that the yellow peas are soft then add the frozen peas and simmer for 3 minutes.

  • 4.

    Serve garnished with shredded mint and the crustiest bread you have.


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