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Pea Soup


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  • 2 cups whole yellow peas
  • baking soda
  • Water
  • 10 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup cubed ham ·
  • l teaspoon black pepper
  • dash cinnamon to taste i
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup flour


Servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In a large bowl, put the peas and a dash of baking soda. Cover
with the water and let soak overnight
Drain and, in a stockpot, put peas and chicken stock. Bring to a boil
(Try to cook peas at this stage before proceeding.)
Sauté onion and garlic in a little butter until softened. Add to the stockpot with the ham, pepper, cinnamon, salt and lemon juice.
Melt the shortening and add the flour, stirring to make a roux. Add roux to the stockpot, stirring. simmer the soup until the peas are tender.

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