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                    Hernekeitto (Finnish Split-Pea Soup)
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Finland                          Soup
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5                    Whole Allspice
    6       c            Water
    2       c            Dried yellow
                         -or green split peas
    2       c            Cubed fully cooked ham
                         Or
    1 1/2   lb           Smoked pork hocks
    2       c            Cubed potatoes
    1       c            Chopped carrots
    1       sm           Onion, chopped
      1/4   ts           Salt
                         Dash of pepper
 
   1.  Wrap allspice in cheesecloth and tie with string to form a spice bag
      2.  In a large saucepan, combine water, peas, ham, and allspice.
 Bring to   boil.  Reduce heat.  Cover and simmer for 1 hour.      3.  Add
 potatotes, carrots, onion, salt and pepper. Return to boiling.   Reduce
 heat.  Cover and simmer for an additional 30 minutes.      4.  Remove
 spice bag.  If using pork hocks, remove and cool slightly. When   cool
 enough to handle, remove meat from bones and coarsely chop. Discard
 bones.  Return meat to soup.      Makes 8 to 10 servings.      Source:
 August 1992 issue of Midwest Living.      If I did wrong by posting this,
 please contact me privately. Please don't   embarrass me in front of
 everyone.      Sherry (dykes@leav-emh1.army.mil)
 
 
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