Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Green Pea and Spinach Soup

Spinach is rich in iron, calcium, folic acid, vitamin A & C. They are an inexpensive way of supplying necessary nutrition to our body.

Serves 2-3
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 onion chopped
1 tbsp minced garlic & ginger
50g de-frozen green peas
50g de-frozen sweet corn
1 vegetable stock cube
Handful of fresh mint leaves
 300g spinach leaves roughly chopped
50g macaroni pasta
1 tbsp cream / yoghurt / milk
Salt and pepper to taste

Heat oil in a large pan, fry onion and minced garlic and ginger for 2 minutes. Add stock cube one bowl of water, macaroni pasta and bring to boil.

Separately boil water in a sauce pan, when it’s boiling add ½ tsp salt, add spinach leaves, green peas and sweet corn. Leave it for a minute and drain water, set aside.

When macaroni is soft, add water, cream, salt and pepper to your taste. Turn off the heat add blanched spinach, sweet corn, green peas

Serve in soup bowls, garnish with mint leaves

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