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Yellow Split Pea Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by firststar

Makes 6 servings



Good soup on a cold day or when there is a ham hock hiding in the refrigerator.

Recipe Ingredients for Yellow Split Pea Soup

2 tbsp unsalted butter
1 onion, sliced
3 stalks celery, diced
2 carrots, peeled and diced
1 salt
1 white pepper
1/2 tsp turmeric
8 cups chicken stock
2 cups dried yellow split peas
2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced

Recipe Directions for Yellow Split Pea Soup

Melt butter over medium-low heat in a large stockpot or Dutch oven. Cook onion, celery and carrots with salt and pepper until onion is soft, about 7-10 minutes. Add the turmeric, stock, peas, potatoes, and ham hock, and simmer, covered about 1 hour. Remove the ham hock. Puree soup in a blender or food processor until smooth. Return to clean pot, and adjust the seasonings. Serve immediately in flat soup dishes with wide (3-inch) rims, garnished with dark bread croutons. Place brown mustard on the rims of the bowls, and take a little mustard with each spoonful of soup.
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First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 514.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
338
Calories from Fat
49
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
1107mg
46%
Potassium
1073mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates
55.8g
19%
Dietary Fiber
19.5g
78%
Sugars
8.9g
Protein
18.7g
Vitamin A 73% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 8% 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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