Homemade Split Pea Soup Recipe
Why did it take me so long to make homemade split pea soup? Probably because I didn't realize how easy it was.
Now, that I've made homemade split pea soup and have seen how easy and tasty is can be, I plan to have it as a staple in my fridge - ready to be heated and eaten. This split pea soup recipe has texture to it so it has a great homemade feel to it.
Homemade split pea soup is low in fat and high in fiber. Here's the recipe:
Split Pea Soup Recipe Ingredients
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cups chopped yellow onions
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1 cut chopped celery
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
- 1 pound dried green split peas, picked over and rinsed
- 7 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup milk
Homemade Split Pea Soup Recipe Directions
In a large soup pot over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add the onions, carrots and celery. Season with salt and pepper. Saute for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and split peas and cook, stirring, for a few minutes. Add the broth and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium and simmer, stirring occasionally. Cook until peas are tender and soup thickens, about 3 hours. Remove from the heat and let cool slightly. Add the milk and stir. Serve hot.
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