Hollandse erwtensoep (Dutch pea soup)

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Hollandse erwtensoep (Dutch pea soup)
Hollandse erwtensoep (Dutch pea soup)

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Hollandse erwtensoep
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:1016
Ready in:3 hours 45 minutes plus overnight soak
Prep. time:15 minutes plus overnight soak
Cook time:3 hours 30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:17th January 2013

This is the the national soup of the the Netherlands. It is based on split peas and ham.


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  1. Drain the peas and put them in a large pan with the water or stock, pigs trotters or hocks and the salt.
  2. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer slowly for 3 hours.
  3. Add the remaining vegetables and simmer for a further 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Discard the pigs' trotters or hock and remove the ham, sausage or frankfurters.
  5. Remove some of the ham or sausage and place on buttered pumpernickel.
  6. Serve the soup separately in bowls.

--JuliaBalbilla 13:30, 11 February 2009 (UTC)

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