Peas are a healthy and natural product, it is used in food for millennia. It is a cultivated plant does not require special care when growing or much effort in cooking, and benefit from its use gets the entire body. In the composition of the pea high content of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

Protein is not inferior to meat and, unlike animal products, does not cause any harm. By eating dishes of peas reduces the risk of cancer, normalizes the work of intestines, strengthens nails and hair.

Pea soup

Is a culinary work is found in many countries, differ only recipes. Some people put in certain ingredients that gives the soup the national colors. We'll talk about the classic dish, the recipe of which can be changed and supplemented in its sole discretion.


Method of preparation:

  • wash peas and soak in water for 6 hours
  • fill the pan with cold water and cook on slow heat for 40 – 60 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • onions and carrots wash, peel, cut into cubes and fry in preheated pan with vegetable oil
  • add the roast to the pan and cook for 10 – 15 minutes
  • season with salt and pepper, to pritrusit greens and boil for another 5 minutes
  • let it brew for half an hour and the soup is ready.

This recipe is the basis of pea soup. There are many ingredients which will make the taste unique. Very tasty work, if you add simultaneously with the vegetables in the cooking process any meats (sausage, ribs, sausage). For greater richness good cook in chicken or pork broth. So the soup turned out thick, add potatoes, diced, for 30 minutes until tender.

Delicious pea soup

To make the soup particularly tasty, it is important to follow certain rules:

  • you can salt only when the peas are almost cooked, otherwise it will remain solid;
  • in any case, do not add cold water. If necessary, you can add only a little boiling water, but it is desirable to calculate the ratio initially;
  • if you wish to make soup, add half a teaspoon of baking soda
  • the longer the peas will soak rasarite it will be
  • some peas cause bloating. This is not a reason to give up the delicious soup. Just add in a serving plate a little chopped fresh dill and you will avoid this unpleasant phenomenon.
  • for higher density meals, you can add a little flour fried on a dry pan. To do this, scoop some soup into a Cup, add the flour stirring continuously to avoid lumps. And pour the contents of the Cup into the pan.

In some recipes there is cheese, leeks, sour cream, tomatoes, garlic, and even wine. The importance of spices, they give the dish a special flavor. Can be served with soup toasted croutons or crackers.

For all its usefulness peas remains a reduced calorie product. It must be included in the diet of people who want to lose weight and leading an active lifestyle. It provides the body with energy and increases efficiency. For vegetarians this product is just needed. It serves as a perfect substitute of animal protein, necessary for normal functioning of all organs.