Classic split pea soup

Prep time: 10 min | Cook time: 60 min | Makes: 6 servings

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Classic split pea soup

Prep time: 10 min | Cook time: 60 min | Makes: 6 servings
Classic split pea soup

This timeless soup makes a satisfying lunch or supper on a chilly day.

Recipe and photo provided by CanolaInfo.org ©

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) diced carrot
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) diced potato
  • 1 cup (250 mL) yellow split peas
  • 4 cups (1 L) sodium reduced chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) diced lean cooked ham
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. In large saucepan, heat canola oil over medium-high heat and add onion, carrot and potato. Sauté until vegetables are tender.
  2. Add split peas, broth, ham and bay leaf.
  3. Bring to boil; reduce heat; cover and allow to simmer for about 45 to 60 minutes or until peas are tender and soup has thickened. Stir occasionally. Remove bay leaf. Add pepper just before serving.

Posted: January 2013

per serving

  • Calories: 170
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Total Fat: 3 g
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g
    • Cholesterol: 5 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 27 g
    • Fibre: 3 g
    • Sugars: 3 g
  • Sodium: 150 mg
  • Potassium: 319 mg

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