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    Chilled avocado and pea soup

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten Free
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 0 minutes
    • Total time: 10 minutes

    Serves: 4


    1 ripe essential Waitrose avocado, roughly chopped
    ½ essential Waitrose cucumber, peeled and roughly chopped
    300g essential Waitrose frozen garden peas
    20g pack dill, a few sprigs reserved to decorate
    ½ x 25g pack mint, leaves picked, plus extra leaves to decorate
    1 essential Waitrose lemon, zest, and juice of ½
    1 tbsp extra virgin avocado oil or olive oil
    1 tsp essential Waitrose pure clear honey
    large pinch sweet smoked paprika, plus extra to serve


    1. Put all the ingredients in a high-speed blender with 600ml cold water and blend until smooth. Season to taste and blend again until it reaches the consistency of double cream – add more water, if needed. Divide between 4 bowls and scatter each with the reserved dill, extra mint leaves and a pinch of smoked paprika. Finish with a couple of ice cubes and a splash more avocado or olive oil, if liked. Serve immediately with crusty bread, if liked.

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