View Full Version : Split-Pea Soup - easy

September 28th, 2009, 02:18 PM
Heat bacon (or olive oil) on Medium heat in Large soup pot.
Add diced onion, garlic, carrot, celery. Saut? until onions are translucent.
Add dried split peas, and saut? for about one minute.
Pour broth into the pot, add bay leaf, and bring to a boil.
Cover and simmer an hour to 1 ? hours. (contrary to the 45 minutes suggested in the video)

October 11th, 2009, 10:16 AM
i do it this way, but with veg stock and no bacon...i also use ALOT of tarragon because i love it!
i use more veg as well...and sautee everything until slightly golden for a more developed flavor.

October 11th, 2009, 11:25 AM
tarragon.... there's a thought. I usually am heavy with the thyme.

October 22nd, 2009, 05:00 PM
I just made this with lots of extra carrots and celery, and added some thyme and hot sauce! It's really yummy, thanks for the idea and the recipe!


October 22nd, 2009, 05:41 PM
Oh, the hot sauce. I add Cholula hot pepper sauce to everything -- including pea soup! thnx Ann, glad you enjoyed

October 26th, 2009, 04:28 PM
Sounds delicious! Here is another easy recipe for soup lovers. It is also low fat.

Enchilada Soup: The Pampered Chef, Ltd. (http://www.pamperedchef.com/our_products/recipesearch/recipedetail.jsp?recipeId=47983)