Ingredients: 900g frozen green peas
50mL olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 leek, thinly sliced, (only the white part)
2 celery sprigs, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
50g smoked bacon, chopped, or smoked goose breast
1 littre vegetable or chicken broth
2 tb sp. fresh mint leaves, chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
50 mL yogurt of superior quality
1 tb sp. chopped mint leaves
Directions: Heat olive oil in a saucepan and add onion, celery, leek, garlic and bacon. Stir and steam-fry for about 5 minutes. Add the broth and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1/2 hours.
Add peas and cook for about 20 additional minutes. Add mint leaves and process in a blender to obtain creamy texture. Season.
Serve the soup hot or cold with a dollop of yogurt and some chopped mint .