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Split Pea Soup

bowl of split pea soup topped with a sprinkling of pepper
5 minutes
1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours
Servings per Recipe
Serving Size
1 cup
Nutrition Facts
Calories : 350
Fat : 9 g
Sodium : 650 mg
Total Carbohydrates : 50 g
Fiber : 20 g
Protein : 18 g
1 large onion, chopped
3 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 1/2 cup dry split peas
6 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Wash hands with soap and water.
Chop onion and cook in butter in a large pan until tender.
Rinse and drain split peas.
Add water, split peas, and salt to onion.
Bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover pan and simmer for about 2 hours, or until thickened.

You can use green or yellow split peas in this recipe.