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Stew Soup II


  • 1/2 pound of beef, mutton, or pork
  • 1/2 pint of split peas
  • 4 turnips
  • 8 potatoes
  • 2 onions
  • 2 ounces of oatmeal or 3 ounces of rice
  • 2 quarts of water


Cut the meat in small pieces, as also the vegetables, and add them, with the peas, to the water. Boil gently for 3 hours; thicken with the oatmeal, boil for another 1/4 hour, stirring all the time, and season with pepper and salt.

Time: 3 1/4 hours.

Seasonable in winter.

Sufficient for 8 persons.

Note: This soup may be made of the liquor in which tripe has been boiled, by adding vegetables, seasoning, rice, etc.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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