Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Pea Soup Recipe

1 lb Dried yellow peas
1 tb Butter
1 lg Onion, chopped
1 tb Salt
1 lb Salt pork
12 cup of Water
1 teaspoon of Dried savory
Pepper to taste
Place peas in a colander; rinse under running water. Put peas in a
large stockpot; cover with cold water and allow to soak overnight.
(If using split peas, there's no need to presoak.) Drain
In a large pot, melt the butter and saute onion until softened, about
2 minutes. Add peas, salt, salt pork, water and savory. Bring to
boil; cover and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours or unntil salt pork is
tender. Remove pork; chop and turn to soup
Continue simmering soup until peas are tender, about
30 minutes longer
Remove 2 cups peas from soup and process in food processor; stir back
into the soup
Adjust seasoning and serve.






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