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  1. 6 sm Turnips (12 oz), peeled,

  2. -diced 2 tb Butter

  3. 4 c Chicken consomme (HOMEMADE)

  4. pn Sugar 1/2 ts Salt, if desired

  5. 1/8 ts Black pepper, freshly ground

  6. 10 oz Pk frozen peas, thawed OR 2 c Shelled fresh young peas,

  7. -blanced 1/2 c Croutons, to garnish

  8. 10-12 minutes, or until they begin to color--changing from white to a light yellow. Set them aside. Bring the consomme to a simmer in a medium saucepan. Add the turnips and a pinch of sugar. Simmer, skimming if necessary, until the turnips are cooked and soft when piered with a fork, about 10 to 15 minutes. If the peas are frozen, pour boiling hot water over them and let stand for 3 minutes. Drain. If the peas are fresh, blanch in boiling water until bright green, about 1 minute. Drain. Place the peas and croutons in a warmed soup tureen and cover with the hot turnip soup. Serve immediately in heated individual soup bowls.


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