Green Split Pea & Barley Soup

READY IN: 2hrs 55mins
Top Review by The Anciaux Family

This recipe is simple to prepare and is very tasty! The fresh dill and barley are a very nice touch.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large soup pot, combine split peas, carrots, celery and 1 onion with water.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in barley, bay leaf and garlic, if using.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer partly covered for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  5. Stir occasionally.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. In a nonstick skillet, heat oil.
  8. Saute the remaining 2 onions on medium heat until well-browned, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  9. Add onions to soup along with dill.
  10. Simmer soup 5 to 10 minutes longer.
  11. Discard bay leaf.
  12. Reheats and/or freezes well.
  13. If soup gets thick, add a little water or broth.

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