Turnip Soup With Green Peas (Hh)

Recipe: Turnip Soup With Green Peas (Hh)


  • 6 sm Turnips (12 oz), peeled,
  • -diced 2 tb Butter
  • 4 c Chicken consomme (HOMEMADE)
  • pn Sugar 1/2 ts Salt, if desired
  • 1/8 ts Black pepper, freshly ground
  • 10 oz Pk frozen peas, thawed OR
  • 2 c Shelled fresh young peas,
  • -blanced 1/2 c Croutons, to garnish

Instructions :

  1. Peel and dice turnips. Melt the butter (or use olive oil) in a large skillet; add turnips, cover and cook over medium heat for about 10-12 minutes, or until they begin to color–changing from white to a light yellow. Set them aside. Bring the consomme to a simmer in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add the turnips and a pinch of sugar. Simmer, skimming if necessary, until the turnips are cooked and soft when piered with a fork, about 10 to 15 minutes. If the peas are frozen, pour boiling hot water over them and let stand for 3 minutes. Drain. If the peas are fresh, blanch in boiling water until bright green, about 1 minute. Drain.
  3. Place the peas and croutons in a warmed soup tureen and cover with the hot turnip soup. Serve immediately in heated individual soup bowls.

Number of servings (yield): 2

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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