Yellow Split-Pea Soup With Lemon

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READY IN: 1hr 55mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large cooking pot, heat olive oil on medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and cook uncovered for 5 minutes, stirring often, until onion is softened and starting to brown.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add carrots, celery, garlic, yellow split peas, chicken broth and cook uncovered for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until carrots start to soften.
  • Add bay leaf and bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium low, and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours or until peas are soft but not mushy.
  • Discard bay leaf.
  • Add spinach, heat and stir for about 1 to 2 minutes or until spinach is wilted.
  • Add lemon juice and black pepper and stir well.
  • Adjust seasonings to taste.
  • Refrigerate any unused portions.
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