Hungarian Green Pea ‘Thick Soup’ or Zöldborsófőzelék
I do not like to make complicated dishes. Sometimes I may get tempted by a recipe or two (or rather, a photo!) and set out on the culinary journey to create the same at home, but most of the time I’m making the fastest, easiest, simplest dishes (this of course does not mean that they are not equally delicious :)). This is one of those – a hearty, traditional Hungarian meal in less than 10 minutes, perfect for those moments in the kitchen when I want to prepare something fast in the morning that I can take to work for lunch and my Mr only has to re-heat and devour when hunger strikes.
Ingredients (for two):
720ml/680g can of green peas
1 tbsp flour
1.5-2 tbsp oil
salt, pepper and powdered paprika
sausages to serve.
1. Heat the oil until it starts to simmer. Add the flour and mix well until fully incorporated and there are no lumps. You can add more oil if it looks too thick.
2. Add the peas with the liquid from the can and mix well. Add a bit of salt, pepper and powdered paprika, mix and cook until you reach the desired thickness – some like it pretty dense while I prefer a bit less thick.
Serve with a pair of pretty fried sausages for a nice plate of comfort food.