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Pea and Pea Soup

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500g split yellow peas (pre-soaked, overnight in at least 3 ltr cold of water)
500g frozen peas
1 tsp crushed garlic
1 brown onion
2 sticks celery
3 ltr water
1 tbsp Vegeta stock
5 mint leaves
½ tsp ground ginger
50g unsalted butter


1. Finely chop onion and celery then pour into cold saucepan with a knob of butter, when the onions start to sizzle, toss in the garlic and drained yellow peas, stir through the ginger, cover with stock and bring to a boil.

2. Boil for 5 minutes then turn down to a very gentle simmer, place a lid half on the pot and simmer for 1 hour.

3. After 1 hour check that the yellow peas are soft then add the frozen peas and simmer for 3 minutes.

4. Serve garnished with shredded mint and the crustiest bread you have.

Pea and Pea Soup