Green Split Pea & Barley Soup

Recipe by Dancer
READY IN: 2hrs 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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