Pea and Rocket Soup

A great healthy winter soup recipe.  Both Green Peas and Rocket are packed  in health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 red onion, finely chopped

700g peas (fresh or frozen)

100g fresh rocket leaves

750ml vegetable stock (low salt)

Shaved parmesan (optional)

Extra rocket leaves for garnish

Prep
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Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat.  Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, or until soft.  Add the peas and rocket, and cook for a further 2 minutes.  Add the stock and 1 cup (250ml) water, bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.  Cool slightly then place in a food processor or blender in batches and process until almost smooth.

 

Return to the cleaned saucepan and heat through.  Serve garnished with shaved parmesan and the extra rocket.

 

Serves 4

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