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Pea and Courgette Soup with Fresh Mint for 5:2 Diet

Low Calorie Fresh Pea, Courgette and Mint Soup for 5:2 Diet

Course Soup
Cuisine British
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Author Fiona Maclean


  • 100 g Fresh Peas
  • 2 Small Courgettes Diced
  • 1 Shallot finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon Marigold Bouillon or similar
  • 2 teaspoons 0% fat Greek Yoghurt
  • 1 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 1 handful Fresh mint finely chopped
  • 700 ml Water


  1. Soften the shallot in the oil for 8 minutes or so over a low to medium heat
  2. Stir in the diced courgette and cook for a minute or so
  3. Pour in the water and stir through the bouillon or stock cube. Bring to the boil then add in the peas
  4. Cook for 2-3 minutes, then add in the mint, saving two sprigs for a garnish
  5. Cook for a further minute, then blend with a stick blender
  6. Adjust seasoning, adding salt and pepper as necessary
  7. serve with a teaspoon of greek yoghurt in each bowl, garnished with a fresh mint sprig