SPLIT PEA SOUP

Split Pea Soup

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Roda Laser

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Split peas are great for soup. Sometimes I cook them similar to dried beans. Split peas do not tend to create the "after effects" that beans can. I liked this recipe because it is meat free. I am not a vegetarian, but I really don't like meat at every meal. Plus this in another recipe from the Mayo-Clinic cookbook. My "new favorite" book. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    green or yellow dried split peas
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2
    celery stalks, chopped
  • 2
    carrots, chopped
  • 2 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground pepper
  • 4 c
    water
  • 2 c
    vegetable stock
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cloves

How to Make SPLIT PEA SOUP

Step-by-Step

  1. Rinse and thoroughly drain the split peas.
  2. In large saucepan over medium heat, heat oil. Add celery, carrots, garlic, onion, and pepper. Saute until vegetables are wilted, 5-7 min.
  3. Stir in split peas, water, stock, bay leaf, thyme, and cloves. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low, partially cover pan, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until soup is thick and the peas are mushy, about 1 hour. If soup is too thick, add 1/4 cup additional water. Remove bay leaf. Serve.

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Course/Dish: Other Soups
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