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Green Pea Soup

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Green Pea Soup

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Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
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Freezes Well
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 22p
Calories: 253kcal
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  • 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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Nutrition Facts
Green Pea Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 253 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 27mg1%
Potassium 372mg11%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 896IU18%
Vitamin C 45mg55%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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