Pea soup with lard
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Pea soup with lard

Simple in ingredients and elementary in preparation, but surprisingly tasty dish.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time50 mins
Cuisine: Military
Keyword: Field cuisine
Servings: 8


  • 500 g split peas — 500 g
  • 4 pcs potatoes (medium)
  • 3 pcs carrots (medium)
  • 2 pcs onion (medium)
  • 300 g fat
  • 1 can stew (400-800g)
  • 4 liters water
  • salt to taste


  • Wash peas and soak overnight.
  • Then cover with water and bring to a boil.
  • When it boils, remove the foam, reduce the heat and cook for about an hour.
  • Potatoes, onions, carrots and lard cut into cubes, add to the peas and cook until the vegetables are almost soft.
  • Then put the stew, stir and salt. Keep on heat for another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. If desired, in the soup when serving, you can add green onions and other fresh herbs.