Fresh Pea And Lettuce Soup

Fresh Pea And Lettuce Soup

Ingredients:

1 packet fresh or frozen organic peas
1/2 head lettuce shredded
1 bunch scallions rinsed and cut into slices
1 tablespoon olive oil
Postage stamp size piece of kombu rinsed
1 clove garlic minced
Sea salt
Pepper (optional)
4-6 cups spring water
Mint for garnish

Preparation:

  • Heat the oil in a pan and add the scallions and garlic. Saut'e for about 2 minutes and add the lettuce.
  • Continue to saut'e for a further minute. Add the peas and enough water to cover the vegetables.
  • Add a pinch of sea salt. Bring to a boil and simmer on a low flame for about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the flame. Blend in a blender to a smooth puree.
  • Place the puree back in the pan and add more water if desired.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Cook for a minute on a low flame.
  • Serve garnished with mint.