Grochowka: Polish soup

Updated: 09.01.2022 – 15:49

Polish traditions
Delicious Grochowka: Pea soup with sausage

Fancy a new lunch recipe?  Then do not miss the opportunity to visit Grochowka.

Photo: StockFood / Castilho, Rua

Fancy a new lunch recipe? Then do not miss the opportunity to visit Grochowka.

Your whole family will be delighted with this healthy treat. Especially in the transitional period, this soup can keep one cool or the other.

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 200 gm yellow peas
  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 150 g carrots
  • 150g of parsley root
  • 400 gm waxy potatoes
  • 100g smoked bacon
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 liter meat broth
  • 2 teaspoons dried marjoram
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt
  • Black pepper from the mill
  • 200g lightly smoked sausage, eg b polish
  • 4 tablespoons of cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Roughly per part:

  • 626 calories
  • 32 grams of fat
  • 50 grams of carbohydrates
  • 32 grams of protein

Preparation time:

  • 30 minutes (plus 12 hours rest and 1 hour cooking time)

This is how it is done:

  1. Soak the peas in cold water overnight. Strain, rinse with water and filter the next day. Peel the onion and garlic and chop into small pieces. Peel, wash and chop the carrots, parsley roots and potatoes into pieces.
  2. Cut the bacon into small cubes. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and sauté the onions with the bacon for five minutes, until they soften. Add the peas, the remaining vegetables and garlic, let everything simmer for a while, then pour in the broth.
  3. Combine marjoram and cumin, add half of it, bay leaf, salt and pepper everything and simmer, half covered, for about 30 minutes over low heat. If necessary, peel the sausage, cut into strips and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. Add the cream and let it boil again. Season the finished soup to taste, divide it into plates or plates, sprinkle with parsley and a little marjoram and cumin mixture and serve.

You don’t know anything yet Grushoka? Then it’s time to treat yourself and your loved ones to a Polish version of pea soup. This comfortably warm soup is very good for lunch, especially after a long walk. Try it – we will explain how it works step by step.

Are you ready for more Polish specialties? Then be sure to try Lenive Vareniki. Cheese dumplings with sweet strawberries make a great dessert. If you want something hearty, vegan potatoes with fresh dill and gzik are just the thing.

Want more delicious soup ideas? Then take a look at the next gallery. There we have compiled delicious recipes for you:

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You can find more recipes for soups or from Polish cuisine on our topic pages.

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