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Speedy Split Pea Soup with Bacon

Ingredients

  • 1 packet bacon chopped

  • 1 large onion chopped

  • 2 stalks celery washed and chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic peeled, sliced thinly

  • 2 cups dried split peas

  • 8 cups chicken or vegetable stock

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary

  • salt & pepper

  • 2 cups frozen peas

  • 1 tablespoon any vinegar

Method

  • 1.

    Place bacon in a large soup pot over a medium high heat.

  • 2.

    When the bacon is brown and crispy drain away the fat, leaving about 2 tbsp in the pot.

  • 3.

    Add onion, carrots, celery and garlic to the pot and sauté for a few minutes.

  • 4.

    Add the dried peas, stock, bay leaves, rosemary and salt and pepper.

  • 5.

    Bring to a simmer and continue cooking until the soup is thick and the peas are completely soft.

  • 6.

    Stir in frozen peas and stir to heat through.

  • 7.

    Stir in the vinegar and add salt and pepper to taste.

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Posted by Margaret-Ann2Report
vegan soup with bacon? hmmm…