Меню

Home / Recipes / Soups / Pea Soup

Pea Soup

Type: Soups
Servings: 6
Ready in: >3 hours
Calories: Middle
It is a mouth-watering and aromatic soup made from peas. This dish is delicious, pottage-like and rich. Many world cuisines have its own traditional pea soups – the Ukrainian one boasts the lean pea soup, or one made with smoked foods.

Ingredients

Split peas 1.5 glass
Ham or bacon 400 g
Onions 2 pieces
Carrot 1 pieces
Potatoes 3 pieces
Dairy butter 3 tbsp
Tomato paste 1 tbsp
Rusks 1 glass
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper to taste

 

Stages of cooking

1
Rinse the whole or middle peas in the deep bowl, pouring off the water several times.
2
Pre-soak the rinsed peas in 6 cups of hot water. The peas should swell. When the water is cooled, rinse the peas one more time.
3
Cover the soaked peas with 2-3 liters of cold water, bring to the boil, reduce the heat and cook for 40-60 mins.
4
Peel, rinse and chop the potatoes, add to the soften peas.
5
Peel and chop the onion and then brown in frying pan. Peel and coarsely grate the carrot; add to the onion.
6
Cut the ham and add to the onion with carrots, fry for a further 5 mins. Then add the tomato paste and braise for 3-4 mins more. Put the finished vegetables and ham to pea soup.
7
Cook soup for 10 mins more with all ingredients combined. Then set aside from heat and let it sit for 20-30 mins. Put it into plate and dress with croutons.

 

 

 

Discover the secrets of traditional Ukrainian cuisine
Install our unique App and inspire yourself with the most delicious Ukrainian recipes!

We recommend

It is a common beverage throughout Western Ukraine – the dried plums were soaked in water and cooked until the fruits almost dissolve. The drink bears strong resemblance to a dense kissel.
Read more
It is a wonderful and mouth-watering dish that will help out when you are pressed in time. It is easy-to-cook but it will definitely diversify your daily fare. The potato babka can be served as an original side dish, or as a main course.
Read more
The golubsti (cabbage rolls) is a traditional Ukrainian dish. It is a peculiar cabbage roll stuffed with minced meat and rice, and braised in tomato sauce. Such a combination of products provides cabbage rolls with an unusual taste. The Ukrainian golubtsi bear strong resemblance to Turkish dolma. However there is a considerable difference. It cons
Read more
Yushka is a traditional Ukrainian pottage. Earlier 'yushka' was a name for meat and fish broths that were basis for the majority of liquid dishes, in particular for ukha. Later, however, potatoes and other vegetables, pasta, beans, mushrooms and various cereals became yushka's components. Yushka is cooked differently in different regions of Ukraine
Read more