Split Pea and Zucchini Soup

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“This is from 1000 Great Recipes. Posting for ZWT3. Note the soaking time for the split peas.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the split peas in a bowl, cover with cold water and leave to soak for several hours or overnight. Drain, rinse in cold water and drain again.
  2. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add the onion, cover and cook until soft.
  3. Reserve a handful of the diced zucchini and add the rest to the pan.
  4. Cook, stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes. Add the split peas to the pan.
  5. Add the stock and turmeric to the pan and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer for 30-40 minutes, or until the split peas are tender.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. When the soup is almost ready, bring a saucepan of water to a boil, add the reserved zucchini and cook for 1 minute. Drain.
  9. Serve soup garnished with the boiled zucchini.

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