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Split Pea Soup

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 1 hr
Yield 8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 large stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 1 pound dried green peas, rinsed and picked over
  • 8 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 108
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 13 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • sodium 726 mg

How to Make It

  1. Warm olive oil in a large, heavy-bottom pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrots and celery and cook, covered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Stir in remaining ingredients and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until peas are soft, about 45 to 50 minutes.

  3. Puree soup in a blender in small batches. Serve hot.