Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup

There is just something warming and comforting about a home-made bowl of a vegetarian soup on a cold winters evening and this split pea soup should fill the bill, and by the way, split peas are very inexpensive, thus making a very economical meal. *Organic ingredients are always recommended. Split pea soup

Ingredients

2 carrots
2 cups split peas
3 stalks celery
1 medium potato
1 medium onion
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (to taste)
1 teaspoon Celtic or Himalayan salt (to taste)
½ cup parsley flakes
2 quarts soup stock

Directions

1. Soak peas overnight in distilled water.
2. Drain, rinse, and set aside.
3. Shred carrots, chop or dice onion and celery, and cube potato.
4. Saute onion and spices in distilled water.
5. Add salt, soaked peas, and vegetable stock.
6. Bring to boil and simmer for one hour.
7. Add potatoes, carrots and celery.
8. Simmer for an additional hour or until peas have reached a soft consistency.
9. Stir often to prevent sticking.
10. Serve with a nice salad and some hearty, whole grain bread.
11. Enjoy!
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