Edamame soup with nori sprinkle

This is such an easy recipe and it also contains a complete protein - edamame (soy) beans. Even with a cheap blender it will become smooth if you blend it for long enough.

This recipe makes 4 small portions

2 onions,  finely chopped

1 garlic clove, finely chopped

1 pack edamame (without pods)

1 tablespoon stock powder

1 litre water

2 sheets nori (sushi paper)

2 teaspoon sea or himalayan salt

Heat the oil in a saucepan

Fry the onion on a medium heat for 10-15 minutes until translucent

Add the garlic, fry for another 5 minutes

Add the edamame, water and stock

Simmer for 10 minutes, blend with a handblender till smooth

Add salt to taste

Toast the nori in a dry frying pan on a medium heat. Toast on both sides until it blackens and wrinkles.

Crumble and grind the seaweed with the sea salt either in the chopper attachment of a hand blender or in a pestle and mortar

To serve sprinkle the nori on top of the soup