A big bowl of Split Pea Soup with Homemade Croutons and Bacon! cookingwithcurls.com
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Split Pea Soup

A big bowl of Split Pea Soup topped with croutons and bacon is the perfect meal on a cold winter day!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 384kcal
Author: Lisa Johnson


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup uncured bacon chopped
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 1 celery stick diced
  • 1 Pound dry split peas rinsed
  • 6 Cups organic chicken stock
  • 4 Tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • croutons and crumbled bacon to garnish


  • Melt butter in a large pot/Dutch oven.
  • Add the bacon, onion, celery, and carrot and cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until they start to soften.
  • Add the chicken stock and peas, and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour until peas are soft.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  • Blend soup, in batches, in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  • Return to pot and stir in Greek yogurt, salt and pepper, and reheat if needed..
  • Serve with Homemade Croutons and crumbled bacon.



Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 381mg | Potassium: 1053mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1870IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 3.9mg