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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1-1/4 cups
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0.5g2%
 Saturated Fat 0.0g0%
 Trans Fat0.0%
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 184mg
Total Carbohydrate 36.0g74%
 Dietary Fiber 13.0g27%
 Sugars 6.5g13%
Protein 12.0g25%
Vitamin A8627.3%
Vitamin C8.6%
Prep Time
Cook Time
Total Time

10 min.

150 min.

160 min.



Classic Split Pea Soup

This healthy, hearty classic is makes a perfectly simple meal.


2 cups split peas
8 cups water (or more)
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups chopped carrots
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped onion
1 large potato, diced
1 teaspoon thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon pepper


Combine split peas, water, bay leaf and salt in a large kettle. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours. Stir occasionally and check to make sure there is enough water and that the split peas do not stick. Add more water if it becomes too thick. Add the remaining ingredients and continue to simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes longer.

Cook's Tips:

Check your peas regularly to make sure that all the water does not cook out.