Quebec Style Pea Soup

March 2, 2019  |  Mains, Recipes, Soups

Ingredients

  • Pork hock (small to medium)
  • Pancetta or bacon, 1 pack
  • 2 cups lentils (green, or half green half yellow)
  • 1 or 2 onions
  • Garlic, a few cloves
  • 2 or 3 carrots
  • Chicken broth
  • Thyme
  • 4 bay leaves

Instructions

  • Let lentils soak in water.
  • Cut onions, garlic, carrots, and pancetta, fry in olive oil (butter optional).
  • Add mix of half chicken broth half water
  • Add thyme and bay leaves.
  • Add pork hock and cook for 1.5 hours.
  • Remove hock, separate meat from bone and add meat back to broth.
  • Add lentils to the broth, simmer for 1h, mixing every 15 minutes. Add salt and pepper.