French Pea Soup

French Pea Soup

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Jean Ray


Adapted From Food by Country


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30 Min
2 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


  • 10 c
  • 2 c
    dried yellow peas
  • 1
    small onion, chopped
  • 1
    carrot, chopped
  • 1
    stalk celery, chopped
  • 1
    potato, peeled and cut into bite sized chunks
  • 1/2 c
    ham or cooked bacon, diced

  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    water or milk

How to Make French Pea Soup


  1. Wash peas in colander and check for stones.
  2. Boil water and add peas. Boil 1.5 to 2 hours until soft. Add meat and vegetables and cook until soft, 30 minutes.
  3. Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Slowly add water until soft dough forms. Drop dough in by spoonfuls to simmering soup. Cover, cook 15 minutes.

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About French Pea Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Canadian

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