Real French-Canadian Pea Soup

Recipe by food girl II
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READY IN: 2hrs 5mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups yellow split peas
  • 5
    cups water
  • 2
    small carrots, grated
  • 1
    small onion, chopped
  • 2
    2 tablespoons other light tasting oil or 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 12
    cups soymilk or 1 1/2 cups cows milk
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put peas in large pot, and wash/rinse with water. Add the 5 cups of water, and bring to a rolling boil. Leave boil 5 minutes, turn heat off and cover for an hour.
  • Add the carrots, onions, and half of the oil. Bring back to a boil, cover, then leave to simmer for an hour or until the onions are translucent. If a creamier, thicker consistency is desired, leave to cook longer.
  • Add the remaining oil, soy milk and spices.
  • Serve. Enjoy!
  • Vegans-Use only soy milk.
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