Hearty Spring Vegetable Soup
Homemade recipe for a hearty vegetable soup.
½ pint green peas, two shredded lettuces, one onion, a small
bunch of parsley, two ounces butter, the yolks of three eggs, one
pint of water, one and a ½ quarts of soup stock. Put in a stewpan
the lettuce, onion, parsley and butter, with one pint of water,
and let them simmer till tender. Season with salt and pepper.
When done, strain off the vegetables, and put two-thirds of the
liquor with the stock. Beat up the yolks of the eggs with the other
third, toss it over the stove, and at the moment of serving add this
with the vegetables to the strained-off soup.