Split Pea and Zucchini Soup

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by dicentra

This is from 1000 Great Recipes. Posting for ZWT3. Note the soaking time for the split peas.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the split peas in a bowl, cover with cold water and leave to soak for several hours or overnight. Drain, rinse in cold water and drain again.
  2. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add the onion, cover and cook until soft.
  3. Reserve a handful of the diced zucchini and add the rest to the pan.
  4. Cook, stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes. Add the split peas to the pan.
  5. Add the stock and turmeric to the pan and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer for 30-40 minutes, or until the split peas are tender.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. When the soup is almost ready, bring a saucepan of water to a boil, add the reserved zucchini and cook for 1 minute. Drain.
  9. Serve soup garnished with the boiled zucchini.

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