Old-Fashioned Split Pea Soup

READY IN: 1hr 18mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

In 'Saved By Soup' by Judith Barrett;

Top Review by LifeIsGood

Great soup! I loved how easy this was to throw together and the great taste of the soup. I ended up adding some more water because I needed to cook my soup longer to get the split peas soft. I especially loved the carrots and celery additions. Made for the Football Pool.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a heavy 4-quart saucepan over med-high heat; add in the onion, carrots, and celery; cook, stirring, until the vegetables begin to soften, 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add in the split peas, broth, and water; bring to a boil.
  3. Partially cover pan, decrease heat to med-low, and simmer until the soup is thick, about 45 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. **You can add fresh herbs; fresh dill is recommended; also can add meat and ham bones to make it richer.

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