Description Edit


French American Pea Soup

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  • In a saucepan cook the Bacon till it's done for 15 minutes
  • Remove Bacon, break or chop it up coarsely
  • Add the carrots, Onion, thyme, and bay leaves to the pan toss to coat with pan drippings
  • Cook 5 mintues .
  • Add split Peas and cooked Bacon, stir well and cook another 5 minutes.
  • Add 8 cups of water and boil, then reduce heat and simmer.
  • When the Peas have absorbed about half the water, add salt to taste
  • Continue to simmer until the Peas are very soft and almost
  • Stir and check often to ensure the bottom does not burn
  • Remove bay leaves and place soup in bowls.

Garnish each with a dollop of sour cream.

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