Classic Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Classic Split Pea Soup

Carolyn Miller

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@DeuxLumieres

This is a great yet basic recipe for split pea soup.


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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
3 Hr

Ingredients

2 c
dried split peas
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2
onions, chopped
2
carrots, peeled and chopped
2
celery stalks, chopped
1
smoked turkey leg or wing
4
bay leaves
12 c
water
1 tsp
dried thyme

Step-By-Step

1Heat olive oil on medium. Saute onions, carrots, and celery for about 5 minutes

2Add water, turkey, and bay leaves. Bring to boil and simmer covered for 1.5 hours

3Remove bay leaves and turkey. Add split peas and thyme. Return to simmer and simmer for about 1.5 hours until split peas are completely cooked.

4When peas are completely cooked, whisk the soup so that the peas disappear. You may still see bits of carrot.

5When turkey cools down, take meat off bone, cut into small pieces and return to soup.

6Salt and pepper to taste. Serve with biscuits or crusty bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #PEA, #split