Pea & Zucchini Soup

one pot

You’ll feel a remarkable sense of satisfaction turning these simple veggies into a crave-worthy, bread-dunking soup — a green one, no less!

Preparation time Prep: 10 mins
cook 25 mins
Skill level Totally Doable

You will need:

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 zucchinis, thickly sliced
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon mint leaves, roughly chopped
Photography: Chris Middleton


  • 1Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté for 3-4 minutes or until soft.
  • 2Add zucchini, potatoes, stock and salt and simmer, covered, for 15-20 minutes or until potato is very soft.
  • 3Add peas, lemon and mint and simmer for a further 2-3 minutes until peas float to the surface.
  • 4Blend using a stick blender and serve topped with extra mint leaves and cracked black pepper.
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