Pea soup

Pea soup


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About this recipe: An easy and quick traditional pea soup made using a few tins of peas and bacon. Serve with a splash of vinegar or a dollop of thick cream.

Baje Sofala, Mozambique

Serves: 4 

  • 2 to 3 tins peas
  • 1 packet bacon
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • water

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Blend peas with liquid from tin.
  2. Slice bacon into little pieces and fry with butter until golden and fat has rendered.
  3. Pass blended peas though a sieve into the pan with the bacon.
  4. Add sugar, salt and pepper.
  5. Pour in water until desired consistency.
  6. Cook for 10 or so minutes and serve!

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Reviews (2)


great recipe dead easy very tasty Thanks for sharing - 07 Apr 2013


This was a nice simple soup. I did use frozen peas so to make up for the liquid I used vegetable broth. I left out the sugar since the peas I used were sweet enough. Thanks for the recipe! - 03 Mar 2012

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