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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.

 

 

 

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