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Canadian Pacific Yellow Pea Soup Recipe

1/2 lb Whole yellow peas
1/4 lb Salt pork, thickly sliced
1 lrg Carrot, peeled and sliced
1 med Onion, minced
1 stalk celery, minced
2 quart Warm water


Wash peas well in cool water. In a 6-qt pot over medium heat, render some fat from the salt pork and saut=82 the carrot, onion, and celery till tender. Add in warm water, slowly at first, then peas, bring all to a boil,and boil for 1 hour. Remove pork and vegetables and continue boiling till peas are thoroughly cooked, adding water if necessary, to bring to required consistency. Wash salt pork, allow to cold, then dice small. In a small skillet over medium heat, slowly fry till crisp, drain all fat off, and serve in soup like croutons. PORTERFIELD, James D.Dining by Rail

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