Homemade Split Pea Soup Recipe – Ingredients include olive oil, yellow onions, carrots, chopped celery, black pepper, salt, garlic, whole milk, chicken broth, and green split peas.
Why did it take me so long to make homemade split pea soup? Probably because I didn’t realize how easy it was.
Now, that I’ve made homemade split pea soup and have seen how easy and tasty is can be, I plan to have it as a staple in my fridge – ready to be heated and eaten. This split pea soup recipe has texture to it so it has a great homemade feel to it.
Homemade split pea soup is low in fat and high in fiber. Here’s the recipe:
Split Pea Soup Recipe Ingredients
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cups chopped yellow onions
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1 cut chopped celery
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
- 1 pound dried green split peas, picked over and rinsed
- 7 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup milk
Homemade Split Pea Soup Recipe Directions
In a large soup pot over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add the onions, carrots and celery. Season with salt and pepper. Saute for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and split peas and cook, stirring, for a few minutes. Add the broth and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium and simmer, stirring occasionally. Cook until peas are tender and soup thickens, about 3 hours. Remove from the heat and let cool slightly. Add the milk and stir. Serve hot.