June 10, 2020Pea, Courgette & Pesto Soup This soup is nourishing and delicious, and is perfect for a low calorie lunch. Serves 4 Prep 10 minutes Cooking time 15 minutes Calories 206kcals Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, sliced 500g courgettes, quartered lengthways and chopped 200g frozen peas 400g can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1L vegetable stock 2 tbsp basil pesto Method Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the garlic and cook for less than a minute. Then add the courgettes and cook for 3 mins until they soften. Stir in peas, cannellini beans, and pour in the veggie stock. Cook for a further 3 mins. Stir pesto into the soup. You are welcome to add salt/pepper if your taste requires. Ladle into bowls, and you can also save some in containers for lunch the following day.