Dutch Bacon and Pea Soup Recipe

Dutch Bacon and Pea Soup Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

25 g/1 oz/2 tbsp butter or margarine

100 g/4 oz streaky bacon, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
225 g/8 oz/1 cup dried peas, soaked overnight in cold water
1 liter/4.25 cups Vegetable Stock
5 ml/1 tsp chopped mint
Freshly ground black pepper

Method :

Melt the butter or margarine in a large saucepan and fry (saute) the bacon until crisp, then remove the bacon and keep it warm. Add the garlic to the pan and fry until just golden. Drain the peas and add to the pan with the stock and mint and season to taste with pepper. Bring to the boil, then simmer gently for 1 hour until tender. Puree in a food processor or blender, then return the soup to the pan and reheat gently. Serve sprinkled with the bacon pieces.

More Stocks and Soups Recipes

Visitors Currently Online: 9