Pea porridge is a hearty, nutritious and very healthy dish that you should definitely include in your diet and cook at least several times a month. You can cook pea porridge both in water and in meat broth, with a wide variety of ingredients, for example, with various vegetables, mushrooms, meat or smoked meats.
The recipe tells about cooking pea porridge with meat and bacon. It turns out tasty, boiled and tender, and thanks to bacon it is also very fragrant.
Pea porridge saturates well, helps to restore strength, contains not only proteins, but also other useful vitamins.
Experienced housewives know that pea groats are specific, there are secrets of its preparation. To make the cooking process go faster, it is better to soak the cereal in the evening. Crushed peas are cooked the fastest, however, porridge will look more like mashed potatoes.
Currently, pea flakes can be found in stores (peas are flattened in a special way). It is even easier to cook such cereals, cooking is not required at all, you just need to pour boiling water over it, cover with a lid and let it brew.
Pea porridge will be much tastier if you use various spices and herbs. You can add fried onions and carrots, put a clove of garlic. The most delicious dishes are prepared from peas with stew or smoked meats.