Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup
  • 4 servings
  • 0:30 Preparation
  • 1:30 Cooking
  • 2:00 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    diced carrot

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    diced celery

  • 0.500

    medium onion, diced

  • 2

    cloves garlic

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    olive oil

  • 8 cups
    (2 L)

    vegetable stock

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    dried green split peas, rinsed

  • 3

    bay leaves

  • 4

    whole cloves

  • 2

    slices canadian veggie bacon, 1/4 in. (0.5 cm) dice

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (3 mL)

    Salt

  • 1/2 pinch

    black pepper

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

In saucepan, sauté carrot, celery, onion and garlic in oil over medium heat for 5 minutes.

Stir in stock, split peas, bay leaves and cloves. Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 50-60 minutes or until peas are cooked and completely disintegrated.

Add salt, pepper and Yves Veggie Bacon and heat through. If soup is too thick, add more vegetable stock or water.

Garnish with parsley, adjust the seasoning and serve.

Source: Veggie Cuisine

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