Chilli Green Pea Soup with Coriander

If you want to impress your guests, serve them this bright-green soup, which takes very little time to make. It will tantalize their taste buds and they will think you spent hours over a hot stove!


  • 1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 very small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 500 g frozen green peas
  • 1 large (10 g) chicken-style vegetable stock cube
  • ½ small bunch coriander, finely chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a soup pot and add onions and chilli. Sauté until very soft.
  2. Add the frozen peas, crumble in the stock cube and add 1 litre of water.
  3. Boil for approximately 15 minutes until the peas are cooked.
  4. Add the chopped coriander leaves and transfer the mixture to a blender.
  5. Puree the mixture until very smooth. Adjust flavour with extra salt or pepper if required.

Serves 4

Per serve: energy 462 kJ (110 Cal); protein 5 g; fat 4 g; saturated fat 1 g; cholesterol 0 mg; carbohydrate 14 g; fibre 5 g; calcium 82 mg; iron 3 mg

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