Split Pea and Barley Soup

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READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 4-quart pot, combine the water, onions, parsnip, parsley root, and garlic; bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Stir in the split peas and return to a boil.
  • Decrease heat, cover, and simmer 1 hour.
  • Remove the parsnip and parsley root from the pot; set aside.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil.
  • Decrease heat, and simmer, uncovered, 1 hour longer.
  • Mash the parsnip and parsley root; stir into the soup.
  • Variation--add 1/4 cup small dry pasta (such as small bowties, alphabets, or orzo) to the pot 12 minutes before the soup is finished cooking.
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