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Newfoundland Pea Soup

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“If you've ever visited Newfoundland, I doubt you escaped without tasting some of the best pea soup in the world. Enjoy!”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
YIELD:
1 pot
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soup: Add the 2 cups of yellow split peas to the saucepan with the water and the onion.
  2. Bring to a boil, and allow to simmer for 30 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add the ham, carrot and turnip and cook for about 15 minutes or until vegetables are softened.
  4. Add in potatoe and cook until soft.
  5. Dumplings: Mix together flour, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl.
  6. Cut margarine into the flour until the mixture looks like fine crumbs.
  7. Stir in water.
  8. Drop the dough into the soup by spoonfuls.
  9. Boil uncovered for 10 minutes.
  10. Cover and cook for 10 more minutes.

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