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Split Pea Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



By Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Healthâ?˘. olive or canola oil Spanish onion, chopped carrot, diced stalks celery, sliced green split peas, rinsed chicken broth or water dried basil bay leaf salt cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Split Pea Soup

1 teaspoon olive or canola oil
1 Spanish onion, chopped
1 carrot, diced
2 stalks celery, sliced
1 1/2 cup green split peas, rinsed (16085)
6 cups reduced sodium fat-free chicken broth (105273) or water
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 salt to taste

Recipe Directions for Split Pea Soup

  1. Heat oil in a soup pot over medium heat. Add onion and saute until it starts to turn translucent, about 2-3 minutes.

  2. Add celery and carrot and saute 2 minutes more. Add split peas, stock or water, basil and one bay leaf. Bring to boil, cover, reduce flame to low and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Season to taste with salt or vegetable salt seasoning the last 5 minutes of cooking. Remove bay leaf.

Categories

Beans, Herbs, Vegetables, First Course, Main Dish, Soup, American, Saute, Simmer, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 486.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
279
Calories from Fat
9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.0g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
749mg
31%
Potassium
836mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
49.1g
16%
Dietary Fiber
19.8g
79%
Sugars
7.9g
Protein
20.1g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 6% Iron 19%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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