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       Title: Yellow Split-Pea Puree
  Categories: German, Vegetables
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       2 c  Yellow split-peas; dry              6 c  Stock, broth; or water
       1 ea Onion; large, whole                 1 ea Carrot; large
       1 ea Turnip or parsnip; large          1/8 ts Marjoram; dried
     1/8 ts Thyme; dried                        1 ts Salt
       1 ea Onion; small, minced                2 tb Butter; melted
       2 tb Unbleached flour               
  
   Presoak peas, if necessary, according to package directions.  Drain well,
   if presoaked.  In a large pot, add water or stock, whole onion, carrot,
   turnip or parsnip, marjoram, thyme, and salt.  Cook until peas and
   vegetables are tender, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours.  Drain well.  Mash peas and
   vegetables in blender or press through a sieve.  In a small frying pan,
   saute the minced onion in butter until lightly browned; blend in flour and
   cook about 2 minutes.  Add to blended peas and vegetables. Beat until
   fluffy and serve hot.
  
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