I have always loved split pea soup and this version adds a few more spices than the normal, somewhat bland, version.
Try serving it with a generous portion of crusty french bread or alongside a kale salad. Green + Green helps keep you healthy!
If you want an even hardier soup, try adding a large, diced potato with the split peas or 1/4 cup pearled barley during the last 25 to 35 minutes of cooking. (You may need to add some additional veggie broth if the soup is too thick.)
Healthy Split Pea Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fiber 16g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
As I have said before, soup should be a food group…especially during the winter!
This hardy minestrone is super-healthy. You can opt to make it with or without the pasta. Also, you can experiment with using other beans other than the ones listed in this recipe.
I would recommend doubling the recipe and freezing the extra in some large-sized Ball jars. These are on sale usually every-other-week at Hobby Lobby!
It is still summer here in Southern California but I was craving soup.
My son had some leeks and I had some potatoes. I am quite certain you have an idea as to what prompted me to create this recipe.
It really comes together fast and only uses a few ingredients.