Creamy pea and cauliflower soup

Full of flavour, this dairy-free soup is as creamy as it is delicious. Squeeze in those extra veggies with this fast and easy soup that the family are sure to love.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup (150g) raw cashews
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 3 celery sticks, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 500g cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 500g frozen peas
  • 420g can Coles Cannellini Beans, rinsed, drained
  • 60g pkt Coles Australian Baby Spinach
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) light coconut milk
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, peeled into ribbons
  • 2 tsp black sesame seeds or toasted sesame seeds

Method

STEP 1

Place the cashews in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water and set aside for 15 mins to soak. Drain.

STEP 2

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, celery and garlic and cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until onion softens. 

STEP 3

Add the stock cube, cauliflower and 6 cups (1.5L) water. Bring to the boil and cook for 10 mins or until the cauliflower is tender. Add peas and beans and cook for 5 mins or until heated through. 

STEP 4

Add cashew, spinach and coconut milk and cook, stirring, for 3 mins or until spinach wilts. Cool slightly. Use a stick blender to carefully blend until smooth. Divide the soup among serving bowls. Top with cucumber and sesame seeds. Season with pepper to serve.

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