Bacon and Pea Soup

    3 hours 20 minutes

    This is a lovely thick and warming soup with split peas, bacon and two kinds of sausage. Add more water to thin it if is too thick - it will be even thicker the next day.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 2 litres water
    • 3 stock cubes
    • 500g split peas
    • 1 small celeraic, diced
    • 1 small onion, diced
    • 2 leeks, sliced
    • 3 stalks celery, sliced
    • 400g carrots, diced
    • 1 bunch parsley, chopped
    • 1 fresh sausage
    • 1 smoked sausage, sliced
    • 200g bacon, diced
    • salt and pepper, to taste

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:3hours  ›  Ready in:3hours20min 

    1. In a large saucepan combine water, stock cubes and split peas. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for 30 minutes.
    2. Add the celeraic, onion, leek, celery, parsley and whole fresh sausage to the saucepan. Simmer 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 hours.
    3. 30 minutes before the end of the cooking time, fry the bacon in a dry frying pan. Remove the sausage from the saucepan and slice. Add both sliced sausages and bacon to the saucepan and simmer for remaining cooking time. Taste for salt and pepper.

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