Thursday, October 14, 2010

Green Pea Soup

green pea soup
  • 2 cups shelled peas
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 small potatoes, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Salt

  • Boil the peas until they are tender. Drain and save the water, about 4 cups.
  • Press the peas through a fine sieve, discarding the skins.
  • Brown the onion in the butter.
  • In a saucepan put the cooking water, peas, onion, butter and sliced potatoes.
  • Season with salt. Bring to a boil and simmer until the potatoes are dissolved or mashed.
  • Stir in the well-beaten egg yolk.

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