Split Pea Soup
Very simple to put together, this nourishing soup is a favorite for weekend lunches. It freezes very well.
- 2 cups split peas, uncooked
- 5 cups water, or more if needed
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 cups carrots, chopped
- 1 cup celery, chopped
- 1 cup onion, chopped
- 1 tsp thyme
- 1/2 tsp pepper, or more if needed
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- Rinse and drain split peas.
- Combine dried split peas, water, bay leaf, and salt in a large soup pot. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.
- Stir occasionally to prevent the split peas from sticking, and to make sure that there is enough water. Add water if the soup looks like it is becoming too dry.
- Add carrots, celery, onions and seasonings.
- Continue to simmer for 30 minutes or longer. Add more water if a thinner soup is desired. Overcooking cannot hurt this soup as long as it is stirred to prevent sticking.
Calories from Fat 6 (3%)
(1%)Total Fat 1g
(1%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 36g
(57%)Dietary Fiber 14g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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