Sunday, November 25, 2007

Doug's Split Pea Soup

  • 3 cups dried split peas
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/1-1 tsp dried mustard
  • salt to taste
  • 7 cups water

  • 3 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 2 cups onion, diced
  • small potatoe, sliced
  • 3-5 cloves crushed garlic
Place split peas, bay leaf, salt, dry mustard, and water in a large pot, bring to boil. Simmer, partially covered for 20 minutes. While peas simmer, dice your vegetables. Add diced vegetables and simmer for 40 minutes, adding water as necessary. Remove from heat. Remove bay leaf and add pepper to taste. Garnish with parsley, tomatoes, and a splash of red wine vinegar.

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