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Peasoup & Doughboys
Soaking Time:6-8 hours
Cooking Time: 2.5 - 3 hours
2 cups salt beef, diced (or a ham bone)
2 cups yellow split peas
1 cup onions, chopped
1 turnip, diced
1 carrot, diced
½ cup celery, chopped
2-3 potatoes, cut in chunks
salt and pepper to taste
1 ½ cups flour, all-purpose
1 tablespoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup water or milk
STEP 1: Soak salt beef and peas separately in water overnight (Skip for ham bone).
STEP 2: Drain meat and place in large saucepan. Add 8 cups of cold water; bring to a boil. Simmer
STEP 3: Add drained peas and chopped onion. Simmer for about 1 ½ - 2 hours. Add more water if
Step 4: Add other vegetables and cook until tender
STEP 1: Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually stir in enough liquid to for soft dough.
STEP 2: Drop mixture by tablespoonful into hot soup; cover tightly and simmer, without removing
the cover, for 15 minutes.
Hope you enjoy this traditional Newfoundland dish.