Ingredients:

• 3 tbsp – unsalted Butter
• 1 – head lettuce, rinsed and shredded
• 2 pounds – frozen peas
• 4 cups – water
• 1.2 tsps – salt
• 1/4 tsp – white pepper
• A pinch of fresh Lemon zest
• 2 tbsp – Cream or 2 tbsp grated cheese

Method:

  1. Melt the butter in a large pot.
  2. Add the lettuce and cook over low heat 5 mins.
  3. Add the peas, stir and cook uncovered, stirring occasionally for 15 mins.
  4. Add the water, bring to a simmer and continue to simmer, uncovered for 25 mins.
  5. Cool slightly. Puree the soup in a food processor or blender.
  6. Return the soup to the pot, add salt and pepper and heat through.
  7. Add lemon zest.
  8. Ladle into soup bowls and serve immediately.
  9. Serve with a swirl of cream or grated cheese.

Recipe courtesy of Ash