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Green Pea Soup
Change the peas to other veg, or a mixture, whatever you have
- 100 g onions
- 428 g peas
- 40 g vegetable oil
- 45 g flour
- 190 ml whole milk
- salt & pepper to taste
- Fry the chopped onions in the oil, blend in the flour when they have softened.
- Gradually add the milk and 500ml stock mixing all the time to form a smooth paste, then a smooth liquid.
- Then add the peas and blitz in a food processor, liquidizer or with a stick blender.
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