Pea soup with chorizo and goats cheese

Get your greens with this Easy and healthy Pea soup! Blend up some frozen peas with Almond milk, herbs & spices et voila. Serve hot or cold for any season! 1) Green peas contain heart-healthy minerals, such as magnesium, potassium, and calcium. 2) Unsweetened almond milk doesn't raise blood sugar. 3) Coriander lowers bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases the levels of good cholesterol (HDL). 4) Parsley has antibacterial properties 5) A serving of goat cheese delivers 6 grams of filling protein along with a powerful combination of calcium, phosphorus and copper — nutrients that are essential for healthy bones

Level

Beginner

Category

  • Health
  • Soups and Stews

Cooking Methods

  • Blending

Notes

*Exclude the Goat's Cheese and Replace the Chorizo with Roasted/Fried Chickpeas for a plant-based soup.

Ingredients

    500 g frozen peas
    30 ml (2 tbsp) garlic, crushed
    750 ml (3 cups) unsweetened almond milk
    A handful of coriander and parsley, stems removed
    Salt and pepper to taste
    100 g Chorizo slices
    10 ml (2 tsp) olive oil
    50 g goats cheese, crumbled

Directions

    Place all the ingredients in the blender and blend on the pulse setting until smooth.
    Season to taste.
    Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.
    Add the chorizo and fry until crispy.
    Set aside to cool, keep the oil.
    Garnish with fried chorizo, chorizo oil from the pan, goats cheese and micro-herbs.
    (*Exclude the Goat's Cheese and Replace the Chorizo with Roasted/Fried Chickpeas for a plant-based soup.)
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