Canadian Yellow Split-Pea Soup Recipe
4 1/2 oz sorted uncooked yellow split peas
1 qt water
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp vegetable oil
2 oz diced canadian-style bacon
1 cup each chopped onions and sliced carr, ots
1/4 tsp each crumbled sage leaves and groun, d allspice
1 dash white pepper, or to taste
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
Rinse peas. In a 4-quart saucepan, combine peas, water and salt.
Bring to a boil; remove from heat and let soak for 1 hour. In a
10-inch nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat; add bacon
and cook, stirring frequently, until browned. Stir in onions and
carrots and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are
translucent; add to peas in saucepan and stir to combine. Add
remaining ingredients except parsley and bring to a boil. Reduce
heat to low, cover, and let simmer, stirring occasionally to prevent
mixture from sticking to bottom of pan, until peas are softened and
mixture thickens, about 45 minutes. If soup becomes too thick, add up
to an additional cup of water. Serve each portion sprinkled with
Makes 4 servings.
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