March 21, 2007

Split Pea Soup

Filed under: Soup & Chowder Recipes — recipemania @ 4:56 pm

2 c. green split peas
1 carrot, finely chopped
10 c. water
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 tsp. thyme, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 tsp. Salt
In a large saucepan, combine split peas and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 45 minutes. Stir occasionally. In a skillet, heat oil. Cook onion, carrot, garlic, and thyme until carrot is tender. Add vegetables and salt to soup.
Simmer for at least 30 more minutes, stirring frequently. Adjust seasonings if necessary.
Variation: Ham or sausage can be added with the vegetables.


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