The Witches; Green Pea Soup
 
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp/ 30 grams butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 small potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 2½ cups frozen peas
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • ½ cup thickened cream
  • a few fresh basil leaves
  • salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Start by melting the butter in a saucepan, before adding in the chopped onions, potatoes and garlic.
  2. Cook over medium heat until potatoes are soft, stirring from time to time.
  3. Add the boiling water and the chicken stock cube and stir until dissolved.
  4. Add in the peas, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, then add in the cream and basil.
  5. Using a handheld blender, puree in the soup until smooth.
  6. Serve with a swirl of cream.
Notes
adapted from Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes
Recipe by In Literature at http://www.inliterature.net/food-in-literature/2014/10/the-witches-green-pea-soup.html