A Heart Warming Soup Recipe for Winter Weather

Forte’s Executive Chef, Anthony Sullivan has done it again with his heart warming winter soup recipe; Green Pea & White Miso Soup. This recipe is great for cold weather, rainy days or if you’re feeling a little under the weather.

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Green Pea & White Miso Soup


  • 1 leek, chopped, washed
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 potatoes, peeled & diced
  • 600gm green peas (frozen are fine)
  • 2 tablespoons white miso paste
  • 1200ml good chicken stock (veg stock is fine if you wish)
  • 100gm soft tofu
  • Small handful wakame or similar dried Japanese seaweed – (soaked in water until soft)
  • Toasted sesame seeds – pinch
  • Sesame oil – dash


  1. Heat the oil in large saucepan, then add leek & cook gently until soft, about 2 minutes
  2. Add potatoes & cook for 1 – 2 minutes
  3. Add chicken stock bring to boil, simmer gently for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are cooked
  4. Add miso paste, then peas & cook for 2-3 minutes until peas are soft
  5. Remove from stove & place in blender on high until completely smooth
  6. Pass soup through a fine sieve
  7. Pour soup into bowls
  8. Garnish each with some wakame, a few drops of sesame oil & the toasted sesame seeds

“Happy Cooking.” – Anthony Sullivan, Executive Chef, Forte Catering & Events.

Written by Jennifer Henson

Jennifer Henson works at Forte Catering and has a strong passion for great food, wine and service. You can connect with Jennifer via her Google+ page.