Best Ever Split Pea

Best Ever Split Pea

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"Really sticks to your ribs, really tasty, high fiber. Can be made vegan by substituting vegetable broth for chicken broth. Very easy."

Ingredients 2 h 50 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 133 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 133 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 2.1 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 11.2 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 723 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, heat olive oil. Cook onion, carrot, celery and garlic until onion is translucent. Stir in yellow and green split peas, broth, seasoning and salt. Cover, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 2 1/2 hours, stirring frequently. Puree with a blender or food processor. Return to pot, heat through, and serve.
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happywifey
1/4/2010

Soak peas over night in water; when done discard water. This step gets rid of all the gas in the peas and easier to digest plus less flatulence. Follow soup directions.

pamc
7/20/2003

This was easy and good, and just the right thickness. I used all green split peas, and didn't have any salt-free seasoning (such as Mrs. Dash) on hand, so I just used about 2 t. curry powder and 1/4 t. black pepper for seasoning. I like a little texture in my pea soup, so I only pureed about 3 c. of the soup in the blender, then added it back to the pot. Thanks for the recipe.

Inna Nusinzon
9/11/2006

Mmmmm... best ever indeed. It came out yummy. I did not puree the soup at the end because I liked the chunkiness. Also, it looked ready after only an hour, and the peas were all soft, so I took it off the heat. Recommended!