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
Serves 6
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Ingredients
  1. 1 medium onion, diced
  2. 2 celery ribs, diced
  3. 2 cloves garlic, diced
  4. 1 cup carrots, cut in to 1/4" rounds
  5. 1/2 large potato
  6. 2 cups dried split peas
  7. 6 cups vegetable broth
  8. 1/2 tsp each oregano, dill, thyme and marjoram
  9. 1/4 tsp paprika
  10. salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  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
Adapted from Skinny Fitlicious
Mab Made Food http://www.mabdese.net/bento/

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