A bowl of brilliant green goodness to warm your soul! This Green Pea Soup with a generous handful of mint for good measure, is healthy, low calorie, packed with protein and super simple to make. With only 6 ingredients (plus salt & pepper) you probably already have everything you need to make it too!
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Vegan Pea Soup

A bowl of brilliant green goodness to warm your soul! This Vegan Pea Soup with a generous handful of optional mint for good measure, is healthy, low calorie, packed with protein and super simple to make. With only 6 ingredients (plus salt & pepper) you probably already have everything you need to make it too!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Entree, Side, Soup
Cuisine: gluten-free, oil-free, vegan
Servings: 6 - 8 servings
Calories: 154kcal
Author: Melanie McDonald

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons oil of choice , or water to make oil free
  • 1 medium onion , chopped finely
  • 3 cloves garlic , chopped finely
  • 1 kg / 2.2 lbs frozen green peas
  • 600 mls vegetable broth
  • 1 big handful fresh mint leaves , OPTIONAL. Feel free to omit them if you don't have any
  • non-dairy milk or more broth , to thin, use light coconut milk to make it extra creamy
  • salt , to taste
  • black pepper , to taste

Instructions

  • Warm a soup pan over a medium heat and add the oil or water if you want to keep the recipe oil free. 
  • Add the chopped onion and sauté for about 10 minutes until golden brown, then add the garlic and cook for a further minute. 
  • Pour in the still frozen peas and the vegetable broth and bring to a simmer. Allow to cook until the peas have defrosted. 
  • Transfer to a blender , add the optional mint and blend until completely smooth, then pour back into the pan.
  • Add more broth or non-dairy milk to thin to the consistency you like your soup, then add salt and pepper to taste.
  • A,llow it to warm through until piping hot then serve immediately. 

Notes

Fresh basil makes a nice alternative to mint!
Nutritional information is calculated assuming it makes 6 portions (these would be very generous) and includes the optional oil.

Nutrition

Serving: 1of 6 servings | Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Sodium: 195mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 71% | Vitamin C: 54% | Calcium: 6% | Iron: 16%