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Classic Split Pea Soup


For 4 Person(s)


  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 cups (1 lb) yellow split peas, picked over, rinsed and drained
  • 8 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme
  • zest and juice of ½ lemon


Sauté onion in oil until brown.

Add garlic and carrot and sauté for another few minutes.

Add split peas, broth and bay leaves, bring to a boil and simmer for about 1 hour or until peas are soft and soup looks creamy.

Before serving, stir in the thyme, lemon juice and zest.

Recipe notes

Makes: 8 cups