Split peas & leeks soup

This is a nice winter soup and a good idea to use leeks’ green…You can add spinach or any vegetable you like!

To make it you will need:

 

 

  • 120 g split green peas
  • 350 g leeks
  • 750 ml broth ( vegetable or chicken)
  • A few fresh sage leaves ( or mint or any herb you like…)
  • 100ml cream
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Olive oil or butter

   

Method:

  1. Soak the peas for 2 hours in fresh water bowl.(It will reduce the cooking time)
  2. Wash and cut leeks.
  3. In a pan, cook leeks with a tablespoon of olive oil or butter for 10 minutes.
  4. Add split peas , drained,and fresh sage leaves.
  5. Add broth ,cover and simmer until split peas are softened, 40 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Add cream and blend .(or not…!)
  7. Enjoy with bacon if you want.

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1 Response to Split peas & leeks soup

  1. Anne-Sophie says:

    Beautiful pictures of a delicious soup!

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