• 500 g of dried peas
  • 2 leeks
  • some celeriac (to your own taste) or some green celery
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 big onion
  • 200 g of smoked bacon
  • water
  • olive oil or butter
  • pepper and salt


  • STEP 1
    Melt butter in a big pot (or heat the oil)
  • STEP 2
    Cut the vegetables and meat into small pieces. Fry the bacon and onion.
  • STEP 3
    Add the cut vegetables and let the simmer for a while. Just take care you don't burn them. Wash the peas in cold water and add to the pot. Add water until vegetables are covered.
  • STEP 4
    Bring to the boil and lower the heat. Let the soup boil till the peas are soft.
  • STEP 5
    Blend the soup until it looks smooth. Season with pepper and salt. Add more water is the soup is to thick.
  • STEP 6
    If you like you can serve the soup without blending it. Serve the soup big slices of bread (home made or not)

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