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Split Pea Soup

This creamy and comforting soup is full of fiber and protein! Recipe source: Taste of Home

Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes Servings: 7
Ingredients Click the play button next to each ingredient for How-To Videos
  • 6 cups of Water
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika (optional)
  • Additional Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups dried Split Peas, rinsed
  • 1 medium Onion, diced
  • 2 medium Carrots, diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until peas are soft, about 1 hour. Stir occasionally.
  3. Taste and add salt and pepper as desired. Simmer 10 minutes longer. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup % Daily Value
Calories 209
Fat 1 g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.1 g 0.5%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 361 mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 38 g 14%
Fiber 15 g 54%
Sugars 6 g
Protein 14 g 28%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Split peas are a great source of plant-based protein and a good source of B vitamins.

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

Carrots are a good source of vitamins A, K and B6.

Garlic contains vitamin B6, manganese and phosphorus.

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