Creamy Split Pea Soup

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
30 mins

This is a wonderful soup for a cold winter's night. My kids love it and ask for it all the time! Its great with fresh out-of-the-oven wheat bread. I often serve it with a dollop of cottage cheese (cools it down for the kids and adds protien). Enjoy!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 lb dried split green peas
  • 8 cups water
  • 12 cup carrot, chopped
  • 12 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 1 cup instant potato flakes
  • 1 cup whipping cream

Directions

  1. 1. Rinse and sort peas.
  2. 2. Bring water to a boil, add peas and reduce heat to simmer 20 minutes.
  3. 3. Sauté vegetables, add to soup, and cook 5-7 minutes.
  4. 4. Slowly stir in potato flakes and cream, bring back to a boil.
  5. 5. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.