Soupe aux Pois a Memere (My Grandmother's Pea Soup)

5
Servings
10m
Prep Time
2h
Cook Time
2h 10m
Ready In


"My grandmother's pea soup recipe. This one has been made and enjoyed over and over in this household. You can use the green peas or the yellow peas or a combination of both. You can use a ham bone in lieu of the salt pork if you prefer."

Original recipe yields 5 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (693 g)
  • Calories 511.9
  • Total Fat - 46.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 16.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 48.8 mg
  • Sodium - 1572.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 16.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.3 g
  • Sugars - 5.5 g
  • Protein - 7.5 g
  • Calcium - 71.9 mg
  • Iron - 2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 8.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Wash and sort peas; soak in cold water overnight.

Step 2

Drain and place in a large pot or Dutch oven; add water, parsley, salt pork, onion, celery, carrots, parsley, bay leaf, savory and 1 teaspoon salt.

Step 3

Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until peas are very tender, about 2 hours, adding more water if needed.

Step 4

Remove salt pork; chop and return to soup. Discard bay leaf.

Step 5

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Tips & Variations


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