Easy Split Pea Soup

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Easy Split Pea Soup
This homemade pea soup is super flavorful, easy to make and will warm you up. You can use different meat for this recipe, I like the combination of Chicken and Polish Sausage, or Chicken and Ham. It’s a comforting, feel-good soup that we love it all year round.

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken tenderloins
  • 15 cups water
  • 2 celery ribs
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 onion (whole, for broth)
  • 1 onion (medium, chopped)
  • 2 carrots (grated)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup smoked sausage (kielbasa, ham shank, or bacon, chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cup split peas
  • 2 potatoes (large, cut into cubes)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric (dry)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt
  • black pepper
Yield:
servings
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cook time:
50 minutes
Total time:
1 hour
Yield: 10 servings | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 50 minutes | Total time: 1 hour

Instructions

1. Pour water into a large pot, add chicken, celery, whole onion and bay leaves. Bring to a boil and skim the foam.

2. Place split peas in a meshed strainer, rinse and add to the broth. Cook for 25 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, prepare the meat and vegetables: chop Polish sausage, onion, grate carrots, mince garlic, cut potatoes into cubes.



4. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and carrots and cook for about 7 minutes. Add garlic and Polish sausage, cook for another 2 minutes.

5. Add potatoes, onions, carrots, Polish sausage and garlic to the soup. Remove chicken from the pot, cut into cubes and add back to the soup.

6. Remove onion and celery, discard. Season the soup with turmeric, thyme, salt and pepper. Cook for another 20 minutes.

Shop products and ingredients I recommend for this recipe:

Green Split Peas

Green Split Peas
Bay Leaves

Bay Leaves
Avocado Oil

Avocado Oil
Turmeric

Turmeric
Thyme

Thyme
Polish Sausage

Polish Sausage

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julie

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As the winter is on the edge I have found my evening warmer for me. This soup tasted awesome, it was a great pea soup and I liked it with chicken a lot. Awesome recipe, keep it up.
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alenatrs
Thank you, Julie! I'm so glad you enjoyed this split pea soup recipe! - Alena
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Incredible!

Meggie
Such a great recipe! So easy, and tastes very similar to the split pea soup my grandmother used to make. She always added chunks of thick sliced bacon so that’s what I used. Incredible!
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alenatrs
Great to hear that, Meggie. Thanks a lot for the wonderful feedback! - Alena
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