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Split Pea Soup

This creamy and hearty split pea soup is an ideal appetizer or a main course for your family-lunch or dinners. It is a healthy, light, colorful, and with plenty of benefits soup.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: pea soup
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 486kcal
Author: Cookie

Equipment

  • soup pot
  • hand blender
  • rubber spatula

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 medium celery ribs
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups green peas
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup broth

Spices

  • 2 bay leaves
  • sea salt
  • pepper

Garnish

  • 4 slices bacon
  • some grated parmesan

Instructions

  • Chop 1 medium onion
  • In the heated pan sauté butter and spices, and add the chopped onion
  • While the onion is simmering, chop 3 celery ribs and 2 medium potatoes
  • When the onion is smooth add chopped celery ribs and potatoes with a glass of water or broth and let them simmer until the potato is tender
  • Add 2 cups of frozen peas to the shimmering veggies
  • Cook all the veggies for 10 more minutes
  • Heat another skillet and fry 3-4 slices of good quality bacon
  • When the split pea soup is ready, cool down for some minutes and blend all the ingredients until it purees totally
  • Add 3.5 oz of heavy cream and mash the ingredients together in the bowl until the mixture has the consistency of a thick paste. Add salt and pepper to taste, and spices at your taste
  • In case you think your soup is too thick, add more broth (half a cup) and blend some more minutes until it gets the consistency you want
  • Garnish with grated parmesan, bacon or ham over the soup

Nutrition

Sodium: 461mg | Calcium: 98mg | Vitamin C: 44mg | Vitamin A: 1834IU | Sugar: 6g | Fiber: 7g | Potassium: 734mg | Cholesterol: 115mg | Calories: 486kcal | Saturated Fat: 21g | Fat: 38g | Protein: 10g | Carbohydrates: 29g | Iron: 5mg