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
Servings: 6 Servings
- 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: 37.4% | Vitamin C: 3.8% | Calcium: 6.5% | Iron: 21.6%