Cannellini Pea and Mint Soup – Deliciously Ella


This soup from one of my favorite cookbooks, Deliciously Ella, will be entering my regular recipe rotation as it’s fresh and light taste is perfect for summer! It calls only 4 ingredients and is extremely easy to make. Healthy, tasty and easy – it’s everything I love in a dish!


  • 5 1/2 cups peas
  • 4 cups veggie stock
  • 1 can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 12 sprigs of fresh mint
  • salt and pepper to taste


Add peas and veggie stock to a large pot and bring to a boil, then take off of heat

Add rinsed cannellini beans and mint leaves

Blend contents until soup is smooth

Add salt and pepper to taste

Serve hot or cold

Why I love this:  Peas contain a wide variety of vitamins and minerals including vitamins C and K, and several B vitamins, plus manganese, phosphorus, and protein. This makes them an excellent anti-inflammatory food.  Mint contains an antioxidant called rosmarinic acid, which can relieve seasonal allergy symptoms, the menthol it contains is a natural decongestant, and it can also soothe an upset stomach.