Turnip Soup With Green Peas (Hh) Recipe

Step 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. 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. Place the peas and croutons in a warmed soup tureen and cover with the hot turnip soup. Serve immediately in heated individual soup bowls.

Things You'll Need

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

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