Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

Comfort food as good as it gets. From a Martha Steward Kids magazine

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a 6 quart pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, carrots and celery.
  3. Cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in split peas, chicken stock and bay leaf.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally for 30 minutes.
  7. Add potato cubes and simmer until they are tender, about 30 minutes.
  8. Discard bay leaf and season to taste with salt and fresh pepper.
  9. Serve immediately with biscuits.
  10. Soup keeps in air-tight container for up to 5 days in the fridge or 1 month in the freezer.

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