Vegetable Pea Soup
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1 1/2 cups [375 mL] dried whole yellow peas
  • Cold water, to soak
  • 8 cups [2 L] water
  • 1/4 pound [113 g] salt pork dices
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] chopped celery
  • 1 cup [250 mL] chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] rutabaga dices
  • 1 cup [250 mL] carrot dices
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] freshly chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] salted herbs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Leave dried whole yellow peas to soak in enough cold water to cover overnight.
  • Drain then transfer peas into a large heavy casserole.
  • Pour in 8 cups [2 L] water.
  • Mix in salt pork dices, chopped celery and onion, rutabaga and carrot dices, freshly chopped parsley and salted herbs.
  • Bring to a boil, lower heat, cover and leave to simmer slowly for 2 hours.
  • Salt and pepper before serving.