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Soup Recipes | Easy Recipes | Split Pea Soup

easy split pea soup recipe

  • You will need:

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup split peas
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar (or fresh lemon juice)
  • 2 teaspoons very good quality olive oil
  • smoked paprika and thyme for garnish

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Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions and sautee for about 5 minutes, until they are just turning translucent.

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Add the salt, the peas, and the water, and bring to a boil. Cook, covered, for 20 minutes, until the peas are soft but not mushy.

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Let the soup cool slightly, then transfer half of it to a food processor or a blender and blend until smooth.

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Return to the pot, reheat to desired temperature, and stir in the vinegar or lemon juice.

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Taste for salt, then ladle into bowls. Garnish with the olive oil, paprika, thyme, and a grind or two of pepper.

This recipe was excerpted from Big Girls, Small Kitchen for Babble.com, the magazine and community for a new generation of parents.

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