Pea soup

    25 min

    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.


    Sofala, Mozambique
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    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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    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