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Better Than Habitant Pea Soup

Contributed by: Chris WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com

Just as easy too!

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 each dried red chile peppers, - chopped
  • 1 cup potatoes, diced
  • 2 1/2 cup green peas, fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 6 each peppercorns, crushed
  • 6 cup stock or water
  • 1 salt
  • 1 mint leaves for garnish

Directions:

In a soup pot, warm the olive oil over low heat until hot. Stir in the chile & spices & heat for 30 seconds. Add the potatoes & peas & slowly cook for 5 minutes, stirring often, but do not brown. Reduce heat if necessary. Add stock & raise heat. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat & cook until the vegetables are very tender, about 25 minutes. Remove from stove & cool for 10 minutes.

In batches, place soup through a blender & blend until smooth. Return to a clean pot & gently reheat. Season with salt & pepper & serve garnished with fresh mint leaves.

Serving Size: Makes 6 servings


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