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Lettuce and Pea Soup

Lettuce and Pea Soup
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Lettuce and Pea Soup

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Serves: 4
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 5 ml (1 tsp) butter
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) olive oil
  • 3 leeks, washed and sliced with the
  • green tops
  • 1 ml (. tsp) dried crushed garlic
  • 2.5 ml (. tsp) salt
  • 1 head of butter lettuce, finely sliced
  • 250 g (1. c) frozen peas
  • 1.25 litres (5 c) boiling water
  • 15 ml (1 Tbsp) chicken or vegetable
  • stock powder
  • 125 g (. of 410 g tin) chickpeas,
  • drained
  • 125 ml (. c) chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter and olive oil together.
  2. Add the leeks, garlic and salt.
  3. Saut. over medium heat for 3 minutes until soft.
  4. Add the sliced lettuce and the peas.
  5. Add the boiling water and stock powder.
  6. Boil for 5 minutes, uncovered.
  7. Add the chickpeas and heat through.
  8. Add the parsley and liquidise until the soup is smooth.
  9. Reheat before serving.
  10. Optional: serve with one slice of bread topped with avocado per

Notes

serving (®ˆ avocado is equivalent to 2 fats). TIP: This soup can be eaten at room temperature in summer. It is particularly good as a starter at a dinner party.

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