Split Pea Soup
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Serves: 6 servings
Simply A (RD) Fact: Split peas are a great source of dietary fiber, which is beneficial for digestive and heart health!
  • 1-1lb bag of green split peas
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 pound celery, sliced into half-moons
  • 3 medium-sized russet potatoes, peeled and cut into ½–inch rings
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 quarts water
  • 1 pound carrots, sliced into thick rings
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  1. In a large soup pot, add in split peas, onion, celery, potatoes, garlic powder, dried oregano, bay leaf, salt, pepper, and water. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook uncovered for 1½ hours.
  2. Add in carrots, stir to combine, and continue to simmer uncovered for 2-2½ hours until the soup becomes thick and green. Stir in the fresh dill and serve alongside crusty bread.
  3. Enjoy!
Recipe by Simply A (RD) Foodie at https://simplyrdfoodie.com/split-pea-soup/