Herby Broccoli & Pea Soup


Our vibrant broccoli and pea soup delivers three of your 5-a-day, and is full of nutrients including iron, folate and vitamin C.

Herby Broccoli & Pea Soup

Herby Broccoli & Pea Soup

  • Author: Maki Hojo
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Soups
  • Method: Easy
  • Diet: Vegan



  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 onion , finely chopped
  • 1 large garlic clove , crushed
  • 400g broccoli , chopped into small florets
  • 300g frozen peas
  • 200g chard , chopped
  • 1l low-salt veg stock
  • ½ small bunch of basil , chopped
  • small bunch of dill , chopped
  • 1 lemon , zested and juiced
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds , toasted


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion and fry for 8 mins until soft and translucent. Add the garlic and cook for 1 min more. Tip in the broccoli, peas and chard, then pour over the stock and bring the mixture to the boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover and cook for 25 mins.

  2. Stir through the herbs, lemon zest and juice, then blitz the soup with a stick blender until completely smooth. Ladle into bowls and serve with the toasted pumpkin seeds scattered over the top.

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