Split Pea Soup

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 1 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 108
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 726 mg


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


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.

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.

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