A really simple soup, take a bag of peas and a bunch of watercress, peppery & sweet and oh so healthy

Pea & Watercress Soup

Pea & Watercress Soup

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 5mins Cooking time: 20 mins


25g butter

1 onion, finely chopped

300g fresh or frozen peas, reserve 100g

100g or 2 bags watercress

1 large potato, peeled and cubed

1 litre vegetable stock

Handful of fresh mint

Salt & Black Pepper

60g Rachel's Greek Style natural low fat yogurt

Fresh mint, chopped to serve, optional


1.Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the onion, cook till translucent and soft

2.Add 200g of the peas, watercress and potato and continue to cook until soft and wilted

3.Add the vegetable stock and simmer for 15-20 minutes , add the last of the peas - this will give the soup extra vibrancy

4.Add the mint and seasoning and blitz with a blender until smooth

5.Ladle into warm bowls and spoon in the yogurt and sprinkle with fresh mint Try: the soup cold over ice in those summer months - the peas & watercress really zing!

Equipment needed: Small saucepan Blender

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