Hearty and Thick Chicken Split Pea Soup
  • 1pound dry green split peasrinsed and drained
  • 3/4pound cooked chicken breastdiced
  • 2cups carrotschopped
  • 2cups celerychopped
  • 2 yellow onionschopped
  • 2cloves garlicminced
  • 2 bell peppers*(red, yellow, or green), diced
  • 8cups chicken broth
  • 1teaspoon dried basil
  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and Pepperto taste
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat.
  2. Cook onion, garlic, celery, carrots, and peppers until onions glass and vegetables soften.
  3. Stir in split peas and broth.
  4. Add basil, salt, and pepper.
  5. Cover the pot and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 to 3 hours, stirring frequently.
  7. Puree with a blender or food processor.
  8. Return soup to the pot.
  9. Heat and serve.
Recipe Notes

Thick and Hearty Chicken Split Pea Soup Recipe | Foodal.com