Oats Soup

Oats Soup

Serves: to serve 4

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Ready In: 40 mins

6 oz - whole oats (rolled oats)

1¾ pints - water

2 pints - milk

2 medium - onions

4 cloves - garlic

2 medium - carrots

1 - red bell pepper (capiscum)

2 - green chillies

2 tablespoons - butter

4 oz - green beans

4 oz - frozen peas (petits pois)

  - salt and pepper

  - coriander leaves (to garnish)

  1. Soak the oats in the water for 10 minutes to help soften them. Add the milk to the oats and water and place on a medium heat until it boils gently. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  2. Peel and finely slice the onions, peel and finely chop the garlic and carrots, remove the seeds and finely chop the pepper and chillies. Heat the butter in a pan, add the chopped garlic, chillies and onion and fry gently for 2-3 minutes to soften.
  3. Add the green beans and sauté gently for 10-15 minutes until they are half cooked. Add the oats mixture and the frozen peas, mix well, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste and cook gently for another 8-10 minutes. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.