Pea Soup with Pesto
2 oz. Butter
1 lge Onion
8oz Frozen Peas
2 lge Potatoes
1 pt. Vegetable stock (or water)
2 cloves Garlic
1 tbs. Pine Nuts
Small bunch Fresh Basil
3 tbs. Olive oil
To make the Soup:
Peel and slice the onions and potatoes.
Sweat these with the butter in a pot until soft (about 10 mts on direct heat
or 5 mts at full in a microwave).
Add in the peas and the stock and bring to the boil.
Boil for 4 mts to cook the peas.
Take off the heat and liquidize.
To make the Pesto:
Either pound the Garlic, Pine nuts and Basil together until a paste and then add in the olive oil.
Liquidize all the ingredients together.
Add a teaspoon of Pesto to each bowl of soup before serving.
April 14, 2006 09:12 PM |