Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 13:36:33 -0600
From: Sandee Ritter (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This is from _The New Laurel's Kitchen_ by Laurel Robertson
Hearty Pea Soup
1 bay leaf
1 tsp. celery seed
1 cup green split peas
1/4 cup barley
1/2 cup lima beans
8 cups water
2 tsp. salt
1 carrot chopped
3 stalks celery, diced
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1 potato diced
1/2 tsp. basil
Saute onion in broth until soft, along with bay leaf and celery seed.
Stir in peas, barley, and limas. Add 2 quarts water and bring to a
boil. Cook on low heat, partially covered, for about an hour and a
Add salt, pepper, vegetables, and herbs. Turn heat down as low as
possible and simmer another 30 to 45 minutes. Thin with additional
water or stock as you like. Correct seasonings.
Makes about 8 to 9 cups.
Hated lima beans as a kid, but I love 'em now!