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Can I make pea soup without a sieve?

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Chkchk Mon 20-Apr-20 14:34:07

Every recipe I've seen says to push the soup through a sieve until dry vegetable matter is left behind. I want pea soup but don't have a sieve! I have a strainer if that would work? Or could I just blend it all up and leave the 'bits' in the finished soup?

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00100001 Mon 20-Apr-20 14:35:10

umm.. yes.

i just use onions, peas, stock etc.

and blitz.

done.

why bother with a sieve??

maslinpan Mon 20-Apr-20 14:35:54

A blender will be fine.

00100001 Mon 20-Apr-20 14:36:01

www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/peaandmintsoup_81285

the first recipe on google for "Pea soup recipe"

no sieve in sight...!

IHaveBrilloHair Mon 20-Apr-20 14:39:04

I've never sieved pea soup.

Chkchk Mon 20-Apr-20 14:44:58

Fantastic thank you. I was looking at the Felicity cloake and the ottolenghi recipes.

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Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Tue 21-Apr-20 10:47:03

I don't have the patience to push things through a sieve. If it doesn't work eaten as is or blended, it doesn't get made here. The bits they're suggesting you sieve out sound like useful fibre to me, so you're actually going for the healthier option by ignoring that. grin

CottonSock Tue 21-Apr-20 10:57:53

Never sieved any soup. Pea and dried mint I did recently and it was lush

ppeatfruit Tue 21-Apr-20 11:43:19

I made pea, mint and spinach soup yesterday, I chopped up the spinach And removed some of the tougher stalks, but the blender does all the work for you, no sieve needed! I do it all in one saucepan too . Brilliant!

Raera Tue 21-Apr-20 13:10:08

I make an unusual combination. Lettuce pea and pear with veg stock from a cube. It's yummy
Blended, never used a sieve.

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