Yellow Split Pea Soup

Yellow Split Pea Soup

Published February 22, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 6
Total Time: 75 min

Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 60 min

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This delicious soup doesn't take long to prepare, and when it's done, you'll have a dish that's perfect as a side or main.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 1 1/2 cups
Calories per serving: 118
Total Fat 2.8g 4%
Sodium 426mg 18%

Ingredients

  • 6 slices turkey bacon, diced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow split peas
  • 2 (10 oz.) cans low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped

Step by Step:

  1. In a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crisp.
  2. Remove bacon and wipe pan clean.
  3. Place back over medium heat and spray with vegetable cooking spray.
  4. Add onion, leeks, and carrot and cook until vegetables begin to soften, about 8 minutes.
  5. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds.
  6. Stir in remaining ingredients and bring to a simmer.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until peas are tender and start to break down, 45 to 50 minutes.
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