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Yellow Split Pea Soup With Lemon

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“This is another yellow split pea soup that I found on the internet. I haven't tried it yet, but I'm posting it for ZWT2. If someone converts this to a crock pot recipe, please let me know how you did it!”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring the peas, water, and bay leaf to a boil, then simmer until the peas are completely soft, about 45 minutes.
  2. Remove bay leaf, press peas through a sieve and return the puree to the soup pot.
  3. Melt butter and olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add onions and cook until soft. Add carrot, celery, garlic, salt, and ground cumin, and cook 10 minutes.
  5. 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.
  6. Check for salt and cumin and add more of each if desired.
  7. Finish with black pepper to taste and serve sprinkled with paprika and garnished with fresh herbs.

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