Recipe: Split Pea Soup

This simple homey soup is perfect for a budget meal. Paired with a salad or some bread it’s a perfect meal. You can puree the soup if you like it smooth but I like the texture. You can easily add or subtract potato to change the consistency of it as well.

Split Pea Soup

AuthorMab

Yields6 Servings

 1 onion, diced
 2 celery ribs, diced
 2 cloves garlic, diced
 1 cup carrots, diced
 1 potato, diced
 2 cups water
 6 cups chicken broth
 ½ tsp each: oregano, dill, thyme and marjoram
 ¼ tsp paprika
 salt and pepper

Directions
1

Heat a large pot over medium heat and to it add onion, celery, carrots with 1/2 cup of the broth, cook 10 minutes until soft.

2

Add the garlic, spices, split peas, and potato and turn heat down to a simmer.

3

Simmer covered for 45 minutes covered until green peas are soft and then puree if desired or don't and serve hot.

Adapted from Skinny Fitlicious

Ingredients

 1 onion, diced
 2 celery ribs, diced
 2 cloves garlic, diced
 1 cup carrots, diced
 1 potato, diced
 2 cups water
 6 cups chicken broth
 ½ tsp each: oregano, dill, thyme and marjoram
 ¼ tsp paprika
 salt and pepper

Directions

Directions
1

Heat a large pot over medium heat and to it add onion, celery, carrots with 1/2 cup of the broth, cook 10 minutes until soft.

2

Add the garlic, spices, split peas, and potato and turn heat down to a simmer.

3

Simmer covered for 45 minutes covered until green peas are soft and then puree if desired or don't and serve hot.

Split Pea Soup

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