Yellow Split Pea Soup

It’s been a while!

I made some soup today ….. Yellow Split Pea, my daughter and I’s fav!

and…… if your on the Weightwatchers Plan, one portion is 4 points per serving πŸ˜‰

 

Ingredients :-

  • 200g Yellow Split Peas
  • 2 sticks of celery
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 onions
  • cubed pancetta (I used one half of a Tesco 2 pack)
  • 2 Knorr Ham Stock Cubes
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 x Bay Leaf
  • 2 cloves of Garlic
  • Water
  • 1 x tablespoon of oil

Method:

  • soak the split peas in cold water for a couple of hours
  • chop all the veggies and saute in the oil in a big soup pan
  • add the split peas
  • add the stock cubes and enough water to cover the peas and veg in the soup pan
  • bring to the boil and then simmer for an hour or so until the split peas have gone to a mush
  • once cooked, remove from the heat and blitz to a smooth soup with a hand blender.
  • Enjoy with hot crusty bread πŸ™‚