Split Pea Soup (Brown) Recipe
4 oz yellow split peas
1 medium onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 tbsp oil
1 large potato, diced
2 celery stalks, chopped
1 tsp caraway seed
1/4 tsp ground mace
1 bay leaf
900 ml stock
1 salt & pepper
Steep split peas in hot water for an hour then drain. Fry onion &
garlic in soup pot for 4 minutes. Add the rest of the vegetables
plus the peas, the caraway seed, the bay leaf & the mace. Cook for 5
to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add most of the stock. Bring to
a boil, reduce heat & simmer for 40 minutes. Remove the bay leaf &
allow to cool slightly. Blend till smooth. Reheat before serving,
but don't boil.
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