Split Pea and Winter Vegetable Soup

Nutritious, economical and warming. Served with hunks of fresh bread this main course soup is a satisfying lunchtime treat.

Category:  Midweek Express  - 
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Ingredients

For 4 people

Recipe

  • oil
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 3 sticks celery, washedand sliced
  • 3 medium carrots, halved lenthways and sliced
  • 200 g dried split peas
  • 1.25 litres chicken stock
  • saltand black pepper

Split Pea and Winter Vegetable Soup Directions

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  2. 1. Heat the oil in a large heavy based saucepan or casserole. Add the onions, celery and carrot, sweating them for about 10 minutes until just beginning to soften. Add the split peas, mixing well, and cook for a further couple of moments.
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  5. 2. Pour in the stock, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce to a low temperature then simmer for about 30 minutes or until all the vegetables are soft.
  6. Adjust seasoning to taste and serve piping hot.
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