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Old Fashioned Quebec Pea Soup

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Ingredients
  Salt pork 1 Pound (Lean And Fat)
  Dry mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Dried peas 1 Pound
  Cold water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Onion 1 Large, sliced
  Coarse salt 1 Tablespoon
  Savory 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried mint 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), minced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Hominy 1 Can (10 oz)
  Dried bread chips 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Add dry mustard to the salt pork and rub it in.
2) Put it in a refrigerator for 12 hours after covering it properly.
3) Wash and sort the peas before soaking them in cold water for 12 hours.
MAKING
4) Take a soup kettle and place the pork and peas along with the water in it.
5) Add coarse onion, mint, parsley, savory and garlic to the contents of the kettle.
6) Bring the ingredients to a boil, then cover them and let it simmer for 3 to 4 hours or until the soup becomes creamy and the peas are softened.
7) Simmer for an additional 15 minutes after adding the hominy.
8) Put in some butter and bread chips.
SERVING
9) Serve hot after checking the seasoning.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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