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Makes: 8 cups
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
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Split Pea Soup
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Prep time: 15 minutesCooking time: 1 hourTotal time: 1 1⁄4 hours

Ingredients

1 cup
carrots, sliced or grated
1 cup
onion, chopped
1 cup
celery, chopped
1 teaspoon
oil
2 cups
dry split peas (yellow or green)
7 cups
broth (any flavor)

Directions

1. In a large saucepan, sauté carrots, onion and celery in oil until just beginning to brown.

2. Add split peas and broth.  Bring to a boil then cover and reduce heat to low.

3. Simmer until peas are as soft as you like, 45 to 60 minutes or longer.

4. Refrigerate or freeze leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Make broth by adding 1 teaspoon or cube of bouillon (any flavor) for each cup of water.
  • Ham: Use a ham bone or ham hock with the broth or water. Add 1 cup of chopped ham and a dash of ground cloves to the soup.
  • Curry: Add 1 Tablespoon curry powder and ½ teaspoon each garlic powder, cumin, and turmeric.  Taste and adjust seasonings as you like.
Serving Size: 
1 cup
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