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Pea Vichyssoise With Prosciutto

Pea Vichyssoise With Prosciutto
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Recipe type: Soups and Stews
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Serves: 6-8
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound bag frozen peas
  • 1 leek roughly sliced, washed to remove any grit
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • ¾ cup cream
  • 5 tablespoons crème fraiche
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slices Prosciutto ham roughly chopped
  • Chopped chives for garnish
Instructions
  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  2. Add spring onion, leek and garlic, cover and cook for 4 minutes.
  3. Add peas and vegetable stock. Bring to the boil and simmer uncovered for approximately 5 minutes.
  4. Add the cream and pour the soup into a blender and process until smooth. Adjust seasoning.
  5. Chill for 2-3 hours.
Notes
Nutrition — vitamin A and beta carotene, B complex vitamins, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, selenium, manganese, potassium, quercitin, allicin plus other antioxidants from the herbs and seasonings.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 396 Fat: 43g Saturated fat: 22g Carbohydrates: 9g Sugar: 1g Sodium: 2.89g Fiber: 2g Protein: 19g