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Chilled Green Pea Soup with Mint Granita


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Ingredients

6 portion(s)

Soup

  • 250 g Frozen baby peas, (Save a few for garnish)
  • 150 g potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small onion, peeled and halved
  • 60 g Iceburg lettuce, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoon TM vegetable stock concentrate
  • 1000 g water
  • 60 g crème fraiche

Granita

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest, about 2 strips cut with a vegetable peeler
  • 50 g raw sugar
  • 1 bunch mint leaves, about 1 cup loosely packed
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
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Recipe's preparation

    Soup
  1. Place all ingredients except creme fraiche into TM bowl.


    Cook for 20 minutes, Varoma counter-clockwise operation, speed 2 or until potatoes are cooked.


    Add creme fraiche and blend for 1 minute on speed 9 gradually increasing speed to avoid splashing of hot liquid.


    Allow to cool then refrigerate.

  2. Granita
  3. Place lemon zest, sugar and mint leaves into TM bowl and mill for 10 seconds, speed 10.


    Add egg white, lemon juice and 300g ice cubes.


    Blend for 60 seconds, speed 9.


    Transfer mixture to a freezer safe container an place in freezer.  (Granita can be scooped into balls at this stage before storing in freezer).

  4. When ready to serve, ladle chilled soup into bowls, add a scoup of the mint granita and garnish with reserved peas and some mint leaves.

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Tip

This soup is delicious served hot as well.

The granita makes a refreshing palete cleanser when served alone in shot glasses

Leftover granita makes awesome mojitos.....just add white rum !!

For vegan option, omit creme fraiche and egg whites from recipe.


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