Hearty Split Pea Soup

Number of servings : 6 Prep time: Cooking time: Type of meal : | Soups | Soups Special diet :

Number of servings : 6

Prep time:

Cooking time:

Type of meal : | Soups | Soups

Special diet :

Ingredients

2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 carrots, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
3/4 cup (175 mL) split peas
2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato paste
1 tsp (5 mL) salt
1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper
1/2 tsp (2 mL) rubbed sage
1/2 tsp (2 mL) liquid smoke
4-1/2 cups (1.125 L) water
1/3 cup (75 mL) small pasta shapes
1/4 cup (50 mL) grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Heat oil in nonstick Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic to pan and cook, stirring frequently, until onion is golden brown, about 7 minutes. Add carrots to pan and cook, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in split peas, tomato paste, salt, pepper, sage, liquid smoke, and water, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook 30 minutes.
  3. Uncover, add pasta, and cook until pasta and split peas are tender, about 15 minutes. Serve sprinkled with Parmesan.
  4. Serve with cheddar, honey mustard, and lettuce sandwiches made with black bread. For dessert, try vanilla frozen yogurt topped with granola.

Nutritional information:

Hearty Split Pea Soup
Hearty Split Pea Soup