Yellow Split Pea Soup With Lemon

Recipe by dicentra
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring the peas, water, and bay leaf to a boil, then simmer until the peas are completely soft, about 45 minutes.
  • Remove bay leaf, press peas through a sieve and return the puree to the soup pot.
  • Melt butter and olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onions and cook until soft. Add carrot, celery, garlic, salt, and ground cumin, and cook 10 minutes.
  • Add the vegetables to the pea puree and simmer until they are soft. (Rinse out the skillet with a small amount of water, then add the water to the soup.) Add lemon peel and juice to taste.
  • Check for salt and cumin and add more of each if desired.
  • Finish with black pepper to taste and serve sprinkled with paprika and garnished with fresh herbs.
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