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Pea Soup

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Fresh or frozen peas
  • 2 1/2 c Water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tb Each butter & flour; cooked
  • -together to form a roux
  • 2 Egg yolks; beaten
  • 1/2 tb Chopped parsley
  • 2 tb Butter


This soup is based on a common recipe of the day, and it is very close to
what Mr. Jefferson used to enjoy after riding about the plantation in

Bring peas to a boil in salted water. Simmer until tender and drain,
saving the water. Pur”še in a food processor with a bit of the water. Return
to the pan and add the rest of the water, the sugar and the roux. Stir
constantly over heat until the mixture thickens a bit. Add 1/4 cup of the
soup to the beaten yolks, stirring constantly, and then stir the yolks into
the soup. Top with the parsley and the butter.

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