Antoinette's Vegetarian Split Pea Soup



Antoinette's Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or olive oil

  • 2 cups chopped onion

  • 2 cups chopped celery

  • 1 cup minced green bell pepper

  • 2 cups peeled and chopped carrots

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

  • 10 cups low-sodium vegetable broth

  • 2 cups dried split peas

  • A few pinches of smoked paprika for topping

Directions

  • In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onions, green bell pepper

  • celery, carrots, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and sauté, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, until the vegetables start to soften.

  • Add the broth to the pot along with the split peas and bring to a simmer. Lower the heat so the soup stays at a simmer and cook for about 1 ¼ to 1 ½ hours until the split peas are very tender and starting to fall apart.

  • Topping with a few pinches of smoked paprika

  • Taste and adjust seasonings as needed. Serve in bowls with gluten-free crackers or organic blue tortilla chips.

The Health Benefits of Split peas!

  • High in soluble fiber; can lower cholesterol.

  • Contains isoflavones which can help lower the risk of various types of cancer.

  • The high fiber content of split peas can also help regulate blood sugar levels.

  • Low in calories

"Be The Healer For Thyself" Antoinette Ouattara


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Antoinette Ouattara, MPH, MS,

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