Split Pea Soup

All You MARCH 2009

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Cook time:1 Hour
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.16


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 108
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 726mg

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