Split Pea Soup (Crockpot)

Recipe by ellie_
READY IN: 10hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot combine split peas with 8 cups of water. Bring to a boil over medium high heat and boil for 3 minutes. Turn off heat and set aside for 1 hour. Drain and rinse. Set aside.
  • In a skillet over medium heat heat the oil and then add the vegetables (onions - carrots), cooking for 6-10 minutes or until vegetables are softened. Add garlic, oregano and pepper and cook for another minute, stirring. Transfer to crockpot.
  • Stir in reserved split peas and broth.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours (or on high for 4-5 hours) or until peas are tender. Add salt if needed.
  • Puree with and immersion blender if desired.
  • To make the optional persillade: in a small bowl combine persillade ingredients (or use a mini chopper). Set aside at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • To serve ladle soup into individual bowls and garnish with the persillade.
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