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       Title: Danish Pea Soup with Pork
  Categories: Soups/stews, Pork/ham, Sausages
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       1 lb Yellow Split Peas, washed *         2 x  Med Onions, peeled & halved
       2 lb Lean Bacon or smoked pork **      1/2 ts Dried Thyme
       3 x  Med Carrots, scraped            1 1/2 ts Salt
       1 x  Celery root, peeled & 1/4-ed      1/4 ts Pepper
       4 x  Med Leeks, white parts   ***        1 lb Pork Sausage links   ****
  
   *     and drained
   **    in one piece
   ***   use white parts of leeks only, cleaned and washed
   ****  cook and drain sausage links
   large kettle with 6 cups water. Cook slowly, covered, 1 1/2 hours, until
   tender. Put bacon, carrots, celery root, leeks, onions, thyme, salt, and
   pepper in another kettle. Cover with water. Cook slowly, covered, 40
   minutes until vegetables and bacon are tender. Take out bacon; slice and
   keep warm. Remove vegetables and add to cooked split peas with as much as
   the broth in which the vegetables were cooked as desired to thin the soup.
   Reheat, if necessary. Ladle soup, including vegetables, into wide soup
   plates and serve sliced bacon and the cooked sausage links separately on a
   platter.
    Serve with dark bread, mustard, and beer.
    Serves 6 to 8.
  
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