8th 2007
Fee’s Pea & Prosciutto Soup

Posted under Entrees and Nibbles

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes

1 tsp olive oil
1 small leek, sliced
3 cups chicken stock
2 cups frozen peas
1/4 cup mint leaves, shredded
1/2 cup low-fat thickened cream
salt and cracked black pepper, to taste
2 slices prosciutto, grilled

Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add oil and leek and cook until softened. Add stock and bring to the boil. Add peas and half of he mint and simmer for 6 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Using a hand-held blender, mix soup until nearly smooth. Add cream, remaining mint, salt and pepper. Reheat, stirring until full combined and warmed through. Break prosciutto into shards and serve on top of soup.

Serves 2.

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