Easy Split Pea Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Easy Split Pea Soup recipe? Learn how to make Easy Split Pea Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by madammartini

Makes 4 servings



Slight variation to recipe found on Epicurous.com.

Recipe Ingredients for Easy Split Pea Soup

2 tablespoons margarine
1 large onion, chopped
1 cup carrots, peeled, chopped
1 1/2 lb. pork tenderloin
2 teaspoons dried marjoram
1 1/2 cups split peas, green and/or yellow
8 cups water

Recipe Directions for Easy Split Pea Soup

  1. Melt margarine in heavy large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery and carrots. Sauté until vegetables begin to soften, about 8 minutes.

  2. Add pork and marjoram; stir 1 minute. Add peas, then water, and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Partially cover pot; simmer soup until pork and vegetables are tender peas are falling apart, stirring often, about 1 hour and 10 minutes.

  3. Transfer pork to bowl. Puree 5 cups soup in batches in blender. Return to pot. Dice pork; return pork to soup. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Refrigerate until cold, then cover. Rewarm before serving.)

  5. Serves 6.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 790.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
609
Calories from Fat
133
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.8g
23%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
134mg
45%
Sodium
203mg
8%
Potassium
1617mg
46%
Total Carbohydrates
51.2g
17%
Dietary Fiber
20.3g
81%
Sugars
8.7g
Protein
66.7g
Vitamin A 74% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 9% Iron 34%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
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