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Green Peas And Leek Soup With Pesto

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins

Delicious and easy Pea And Leek Soup With Pesto! Made with simple ingredients like green peas, leeks, potatoes, cream, and basil pesto! Try this perfectly creamy and comforting soup for a light lunch or dinner!

 2 cups Fresh or frozen peas
 2 Medium leeks
 1 Big potato
 1 tbsp Butter
 ¼ cup Cream (at leats 20% fat)
 5 cups Broth
 1 tsp Basil pesto (or more, to taste, or fresh basil leaves and grated parmesan)
 1 Garlic cloves
 Salt and pepper
 1 pinch Chilli flakes (or cayenne pepper, chilli powder)

Start with washing the leeks. They’re often very dirty, so be sure to wash them well.


Chop the leeks and chop the garlic. Cut potato into small cubes.


Heat a pot with one tablespoon of butter and a little bit of oil over medium-low heat. Add leeks and garlic, cook until they are sweet and tender.


And potatoes, peas, and broth. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until all veggies are soft, around 20 minutes


Add cream and pesto and cook for 3 minutes.


Blend everything until smooth. Taste and season with more salt and pepper if needed.



Nutrition Facts

Servings 4