Simple Split Pea Soup


This soup is quick, uses inexpensive dried peas and is hearty, filling and delicious.

1 bag split peas
1 small onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, smashed and diced
2 carrots, scrubbed and cubed
olive oil
salt
pepper
1 qt water or stock, additional water as needed
Pour about 1 Tbsp olive oil into a sauce pan and heat over med-high heat until hot (it will flow more freely when you turn the pan.) Add onion and stir. Add garlic. Saute until transparent then add carrot and saute another minute or two. Add the peas and the water or stock, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Add salt and pepper to taste. Let soup simmer for 30-45 minutes or until peas are soft.
I like to serve this soup with warm, buttered bread and a side salad.
*This is good with diced potatoes, too. Add them with the carrots.
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About Blue Eagle Dreamer

Shamanic High Priestess and facilitator of empowerment and healing circles for girls and women, including a monthly Red Tent Temple. BA in English, minor in anthropology. Waldorf homeschool mom. Reiki master, cranial sacral therapist, herbalist, menstruvist, feminist, epicurian.
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