Swedish Yellow Peas with Pork

Make yellow pea soup, the traditional Swedish Thursday supper!


1 ½ cups dried yellow Swedish peas
2-2 ¼ quarts water
1 lb. slightly salted side pork
1 leek or 1 onion or marjoram or ginger

Clean peas and soak overnight. Cook in same water, covered, bringing quickly to boiling point. Remove shells floating on top and add pork and desired seasoning. Cover and let simmer slowly until pork and peas are tender (1-1 ½ hours). Remove pork, cut in slices and serve separately with mustard.

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