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                          CREME PEA SOUP FRANCAISE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soup
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       pk           Frozen green peas
    1       tb           Rice
    1       c            Beef bouillon
    2 1/4   c            Milk
    4 1/4   c            Beef stock or bouillon
      1/2   ts           Sugar
    2                    Egg yolks
      1/3   c            Heavy cream
                         Salt and pepper to taste
                         Shredded lettuce
 
      Put peas, rice and salt in 1 cup bouillon, cover, bring to boil and
 cook   6 to 8 minutes, lifting cover 3 to 4 times to help peas keep their
 green   color. Drain. Reserve broth. Puree heavier part of mixture in a
 blender,   1/2 cup at a time, adding 1 T. of broth with each half cup. Put
 puree, milk   and 4 cups of stock or bouillon in saucepan and heat to
 boiling point. Add   sugar and stir and cook for 10 minutes or until soup
 has thickened   slightly.  Blend egg yolks with cream and mix with the
 soup. Season to   taste and garnish with shredded lettuce cooked 1 minute
 in remaining 1/4   cup of bouillon or stock.  Serves 8 and makes them feel
 a lot better.      Taken from the Martin County Guide.       Marilee
 Schabo
 
 
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