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Spiced Split Pea Soup Recipe

Spiced Split Pea Soup Recipe

A hint of curry adds the perfect amount of kick to this family pleasing soup. Just assembled the ingredients in the slow cooker and go about your day while it cooks. —Sue Mohre, Mount Gilead, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 7 hours YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup dried green split peas
  • 2 medium potatoes, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 4 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained

Directions

  • 1. In a 4-qt. slow cooker combine the first twelve ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or until peas are tender. Add tomatoes; heat through. Discard bay leaves. Yield: 10 servings (2-1/2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 139 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 347 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.