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Split pea soup with bacon

9
2
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
0 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

Olive Oil

1 tablespoons

Celery, Raw

3 stick(s)

Carrots, raw

3 medium

Leek

2 medium

Onion(s)

1 large

Garlic

1 clove(s)

Bacon medallions, raw

180 g

Chicken stock cube(s)

2 cube(s), to make 1.5 litres

Green Split Peas, cooked

450 g, uncooked

Bay leaf, dry

1 leaf/leaves

Rosemary, Fresh

1 sprig(s)

Instructions

  1. In a large stock pot heat the oil over a medium heat. Add celery, carrots, leeks and onion and cook for 10 minutes, stirring often, until softened.
  2. Stir in the garlic and bacon and cook for a further minute.
  3. Add the chicken stock, split peas, bay leaf, rosemary and season with pepper. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, for 1 hour, uncovered until the split peas are softened and the soup has thickened. Before serving season and remove the bay leaf.