Sunday, January 5, 2014

Split Pea Soup

With all the holiday indulgence behind us, and with the New Year resolutions being fresh, I am sure most of us would be looking for healthy options for cooking for a while at least. I sure am :-)
Here is a soup that tastes awesome and so filling that you won't miss all those holiday tastes that you enjoyed.
Recipe Source: Food network
1 cup chopped yellow onions
6 cloves garlic, minced
1/8 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 cups medium-diced carrots (3 to 4 carrots)
1 cup medium-diced red boiling potatoes, unpeeled (3 small)
1 pound dried split green peas
8 cups chicken stock or water
In a pressure cooker on medium heat, saute the onions and garlic with the olive oil, oregano, salt, and pepper until the onions are translucent. Add the carrots, potatoes,  split peas, and chicken stock.Pressure cook for 7 minutes.Before serving taste for salt and pepper. Serve hot.


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