Classic Split Pea Soup
This timeless soup will have your guests green with envy over your culinary skills.
- 1 1/2 Tbsp canola oil 20 mL
- 1/2 cup chopped onion 125 mL
- 3/4 cup diced carrot 175 mL
- 3/4 cup diced potato 175 mL
- 1 cup yellow split peas 250 mL
- 4 cups water 1 L
- 4 packages( 4 1/4 oz/6.5 g each) light instant chicken bouillon
- 1/2 cup diced cooked ham 125 mL
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/8 tsp ground black pepper 0.5 mL
- 1. In large saucepan, heat canola oil over medium-high heat and add onion, carrot and potato. Sauté until vegetables are tender.
- 2. Add split peas, water, bouillon, ham and bay leaf.
- 3. Bring to boil; reduce heat; cover and allow to simmer for about 45-60 minutes or until peas are tender and soup has thickened. Stir occasionally. Remove bay leaf. Add pepper just before serving.
1 cup (250 mL)
|Total Fat||6 g|
|Saturated Fat||1 g|
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