Green Pea and Cilantro Soup
A savory combination of green peas and cilantro.
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Ingredients
  1. 2 (10 oz.) packages of Stahlbush Island Farms Green Peas
  2. 1/2 stick butter
  3. 1 cup onion, finely chopped
  4. 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  5. 1 green chili, deseeded and finely chopped
  6. 3 3/4cups chicken stock
  7. 2 tablespoons (2 American tablespoons + 2 teaspoons) approx. chopped fresh cilantro
  8. Salt, freshly ground pepper
Instructions
  1. Bring the chicken stock to the boil.
  2. In a separate pot, melt the butter on a gentle heat add the onion, garlic and chili.
  3. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper and sweat for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the peas and cover with the hot stock.
  5. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5-8 minutes.
  6. Add the cilantro and transfer to a blender or food process.
  7. Process until smooth.
  8. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  9. Serve with a swirl of softly whipped cream and a few fresh cilantro leaves sprinkled over the top.
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