Minted pea soup
2 Tbsp canola oil
2 onions, finely diced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 vegetable stock cube
1½ cups water
500g fresh or frozen peas
2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
Heat oil in a cooking pot.
Add onion and cook slowly until translucent and soft.
Add garlic and cook for a further minute.
Add stock cube and water and bring to the boil.
Add peas and mint and cook until peas are hot.
Remove from heat and blend until smooth.
Serve hot or chilled.
Option: Use vegetable or chicken stock in place of the stock cube and water.