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How to cook pea soup correctly and what you need to add to make the peas soft: sharing an effective life hack

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How to cook pea soup deliciously. Source: Pexels

Pea soup will only taste good if the peas are cooked properly. To make it soft, cooks advise pouring water over it overnight, preferably hot water, and be sure to add baking soda.

Pea soup with smoked ribs

The cook shared on Instagram a recipe for a delicious pea soup with smoked meats, which will be very satisfying.

Soup recipe

Ingredients:

  • Split peas - 250 g
  • Potatoes - 3-5 pieces
  • Onion - 1 pc.
  • Carrots - 1 pc.
  • Water - 1.8 liters
  • Soda - a pinch
  • Salt, pepper - to taste

Method of preparation:

1. Rinse the peas well, add baking soda and cover with boiling water so that the water level is twice as high as the peas. Leave them overnight. In the morning, cover with new water and cook for 40-60 minutes over medium heat.

Peas for soup

2. Dice the onion and carrot and fry until soft.

Roasted vegetables

3. Add the diced potatoes and other vegetables to the peas, season with salt and pepper to taste, and cook for another 20 minutes over low heat. Then blend with a blender and serve with smoked meats.

Ready pea soup

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