Sweet pea soup

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup diced bacon
1.00 tablespoon oil
3.00 tablespoon flour
1.00 cup thinly-sliced leeks
3.00 cup peas; preferably fresh
1.00 quart light stock
¼ cup heavy cream
1 salt; to taste
1 freshly-ground black pepper; to taste
1.00 tablespoon diced red pepper; for garnish

In a soup pot cook bacon until crispy, remove to paper towels to drain, and reserve for garnish. Add oil and flour to pot and cook for 3 minutes, stirring. Add leeks and cook 3 minutes. Add peas, and stock. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes Using an immersion blender, puree soup in the pot; or pour soup into a food processor or blender, process until smooth and return to pot. Stir in cream and adjust seasonings to taste. Ladle soup into a warm tureen and serve garnished with bacon and red peppers. This recipe yields 4 servings.

Recipe Source: ESSENCE OF EMERIL with Emeril Lagasse From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EE-2136 broadcast 04-08-1998) Downloaded from their Web-Site -

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04-18-1998

Recipe by: Emeril Lagasse

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