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split pea soup

a recipe by
Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Amityville, NY

This is a creamy and delicious comforting during these chilly months!

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For split pea soup

  • 16 oz. dried green peas
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup carrots
  • 1 cup italian parsley
  • 3-4 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 red onion – grilled
  • sour cream

How To Make split pea soup

  • 1
    Prepare dried split peas as directed on package. Place the chopped carrots, Italian parsley and garlic in a food processor and give a few good chops. Heat a soup pot with the olive oil. Add the processed vegetables and sauté for a minute or two. Add the prepared peas, chicken broth and seasonings. Simmer on low for at least an hour. Cool the soup down. When the soup is cool enough; place in the food processor and give a few good chops. Reheat the soup. When ready to serve, heat a small sauce pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the sliced onions; season with salt and pepper and grill until slightly golden. Serve the soup topped with the grilled onion and a spoonful of sour cream.