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Franks 'n' Pea Soup


Franks 'n' Pea Soup


  • 1 cup Split Peas
  • 30 g Butter
  • 1 Turnip
  • 1 large Onion
  • 2 sticks Celery
  • 6 cups White Stock (click for recipe)
  • Ham or Bacon Bones
  • 4 Continental Frankfurts
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


 You will need
A large saucepan, a bowl, a sharp knife, a cutting board, a strainer or colander and a wooden spoon


  • Cover the split peas with cold water and soak overnight in a covered bowl or saucepan
  • Peel the onion and turnip then chop them, along with the celery
  • Heat the butter in a large saucepan and cook the vegetables gently for ten minutes making sure that they do not stick to the pan
  • Drain the peas and add to the saucepan along with the stock and ham/bacon bones
  • Cover and simmer for around three hours, stirring from time to time
  • Take the bones out and put any meat on them back into the saucepan
  • Slice the frankfurts add to the saucepan and gently heat for about three minutes
  • Stir in the lemon juice




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