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Pea Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Pea Soup, by , is from The Pennington Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Louise Pennington
Added: Monday, September 29, 2008


1 lb. (16oz. bag) peas
2.5 cups Chicken or Vegetable Stock
1 lg Onion (Whole)
2 cloves garlic (diced)
2 large potatoes (peeled and diced)
2 cups of diced ham or hot dogs
Salt and pepper to taste.

Soak 1 lb. (16oz.) peas until they float (about 1/2 hour). Fill large pot with peas and stock. Peel onion and let it float whole. Add garlic to pot. Bring to boil.

Stir frequently.

After one hour, peel 2 lg. potatoes, dice small, and add to the boiling pot. Cook for another 1/2 hour.

Add salt and pepper. Add ham or hot dogs just before finished.

Soup thickens upon cooking. Add water, if necessary. Remove onion!




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