- A nice old-fashion soup.
- Patty Johnson
Serves/Makes:Makes 5 Cups
- 1 1/2-inch Cube Salt Pork, diced small
- 2 medium Parsnips, scraped and diced
- 2 medium Potatoes, peeled and diced
- 2 Cups (475 ml) milk
- 1 Tbs (15 ml). butter
- 1 Tbs (15 ml). flour
- Freshly Ground Pepper
- Cook salt pork slowly in pot until fat melts and pieces are browned and crisp.
- Pour off all but 1 Tbs (15 ml). of fat.
- Add parsnips and potatoes.
- Cook 5 minutes.
- Add 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) water.
- Cover and cook about 15 minutes, until vegetables were tender.
- Stir in the milk and keep over low heat.
- Melt butter in a small pan and stir in flour.
- Cook slowly, stirring for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add a little of the hot stew liquid and blend.
- Pour into stew and cook for about 10 minutes until thick and hot.
- Add salt and pepper to taste.
- This is another one of those old recipes found in THE FANNIE FARMER COOKBOOK.
They mention that parsnips are from the carrot family and have a faint