Stupendous Split Pea Soup With Barley

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Can't remember where I found this one, but it sounds like just the thing for a cold, windy day.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse and drain the split peas, then add them to a large pot with.
  2. 8 cups of water or broth.
  3. Add all of the other ingredients except the butter, scallions/chives, and salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 90 minutes or until the split peas, barley, and vegetables are all soft.
  4. Stir occasionally, adding more water if/as needed.
  5. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Turn off the heat, cover, and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Garnish with chopped scallions or chives and serve.