English Thai Green Soup | Abel & Cole
English Thai Green Soup
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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 5 mins
A lovely English twist on those classic Thai flavours and aromatics with an organic pear and a good helping of baby leaf spinach.
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Ingredients you'll need
  • A tin of coconut milk
  • 1 stem of lemon grass
  • 1 thumb of ginger
  • 1 pear
  • 2 large handfuls of baby leaf spinach
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Pour your coconut milk into a sauce pan.

  • 2.

    Bash your stem of lemon grass flat with a rolling pin or the bottom of a heavy glass. Strip away the tough, outer layer or two. Finely chop 1 heaped tsp of lemon grass.

  • 3.

    Peel and grate 1 tsp ginger. Tumble these aromatics into a pot with the coconut milk. Gently simmer for 5 mins.

  • 4.

    Peel, core and roughly chop your pear. Give your spinach a good wash. Pile them in with the coconut milk. Swirl through. Blend till smooth. Taste. Season as needed. Add a little more lemongrass, ginger or salt as needed.

  • 5.

    TIP: Use any remaining lemongrass or ginger to make a soothing tea.

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