Pumpkin and Split Pea Soup

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A pureed soup of pumpkin, yellow split peas, salt beef and chicken stock, flavored with green chile pepper and aromatic bitters.

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • Rinse and pick over the yellow split peas and soak overnight in clear water.
  • Saute the onions in the butter in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan. Add the soaked split peas, chicken stock, pumpkin, salt beef, chili pepper and bitters. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours or until the peas are soft.
  • Allow the soup to cool and then puree in a blender. Adjust the seasoning and reheat and serve with a little nutmeg sprinkled on top.