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Creamy chilled basil, pea & lettuce soup

A smart starter that's easy to make and has a summery, delicate taste

  • Ready in 15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Calories 263
  • Carbohydrates 11
  • Saturated Fat 13
  • Sugar 0
  • Protein 8
  • Fat 21
  • Fibre 4
  • Salt 1

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 263
  • Carbohydrates 11
  • Saturated Fat 13
  • Sugar 0
  • Protein 8
  • Fat 21
  • Fibre 4
  • Salt 1

Ingredients

  • 300g fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 large bunch basil, leaves only
  • 1 head soft lettuce, core removed and shredded
  • 850ml cold vegetable stock
  • 200ml pot crème fraîche

Method

  1. Cook the peas in boiling water for 3 mins. Drain and cool with cold running water. Put the peas, basil, lettuce, vegetable stock and 3?4 of the crème fraîche together in a blender and process until smooth. Do this in two batches. Season, cover and chill for at least 1 hr before serving. Add a swirl of remaining crème fraîche and serve.

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