Best Ever Split Pea Soup

Best Ever Split Pea Soup


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About this recipe: Yellow and green split peas are simmered with chicken stock, onion and carrot, then puréed to make this nutritious and comforting soup.


Serves: 8 

  • 1- 2 tablespoons (15-30ml) olive oil
  • 3 - 4 medium onions, chopped
  • 6 - 8 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 large stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup (185g) yellow split peas
  • 1 cup (185g) green split peas
  • 6 cups (1.5 litres) chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:2hr30min  ›  Ready in:2hr50min 

  1. In a large stockpot over medium heat, heat olive oil. Cook onion, carrot, celery and garlic until onion is translucent.
  2. Stir in yellow and green split peas, stock and bay leaf.
  3. Season to taste, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 2 1/2 hours, stirring frequently.
  4. Purée warm soup with a blender or food processor.
  5. Return to pot, heat through and serve.

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