Lemony Yellow Pea Soup

“To make this soup use yellow split peas, its the secret ingredient according to my colleague. This makes a wonderful lunch served with garlic bread and a light fruit salad.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup split peas, yellow (green peas may be used)
  • 1 cup celery, sliced
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 12-1 cup water (optional)
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 tablespoons flour

Directions

  1. Cook the peas and the celery in the chicken stock for 45 minutes.
  2. Once the peas are tender, puree.
  3. Add the seasonings, lemon juice and flour to the melted margarine, adding small amounts of the soup to thin (if necessary).
  4. If you find the soup too thick add the optional water.
  5. Add the margarine mixture to the soup and simmer 15 minutes before you serve.

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