Easy Winter Comfort Food- Split Pea Soup

Which of you LOVES a hot mug of soup on a cold winter day?! I know I do! …and this soup is the PERFECT souper easy (haha!) soup recipe for a cold winter days. Six (6) ingredients, and few simple steps, and BAM! No I’m not Chef Emeril Lagasse, but it is just that easy… an hour or so later, and you have a very flavorful soup, perfect for cold winter days.

You will need:

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8 cups filtered water

1 bag organic split peas

4 Rapunzel sea salt and herb bouillon

3 medium sized carrots, diced

1 medium onion, diced

2 TBSP High heat oil

1/4 tsp baking soda (optional)

In a large pot or dutch oven, bring the oil to temp on medium high heat. Saute the carrots and onions until onions begin to turn translucent.

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Add the split peas, water, bouillon, and baking soda (to prevent socially unacceptable wind…lol) and bring to a good simmer. Reduce heat to medium (medium low if your stove runs hot) and allow to simmer for 1-1.5 hours. The soup is done when it has turned unto a puree and there are no discernible peas.

Continue to add a little water as needed if the soup becomes to thick. Stir often to prevent burning, and adjust your temperature up or down as needed to prevent sticking but allow the soup to simmer well.

Split Pea Soup

When the soup is finished, allow to stand for 15-20 minutes to cool. Serve in your favorite mug or deep welled bowls with a garnish of croutons or a sprig of rosemary or thyme. Enjoy!


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