Food & Health

Curried Split Pea Soup

Serving Size: 1/5 recipe
Makes: 5 servings

Source of: Vitamin B6 and C, Riboflavin
Good Source of: Fibre, Calcium, Iron, Zinc
Excellent Source of: Potassium, Thiamin, Niacin and Folic acid
Vegetarian
Gluten-Free

Ingredients

15 ml
olive oil
1 tbsp
250 ml
chopped onion
1 cup
1 ml
salt
1/4 tsp
2 ml
pepper
1/2 tsp
375 ml
dried green split peas
1 1/2 cups
1.25 L
reduced sodium vegetable or chicken broth
5 cups
15 ml
yellow curry powder
1 Tbsp
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2


Directions

HEAT oil in large non-stick stockpot over medium/low heat.

ADD onion, salt, pepper and garlic.

SAUTE for 1-2 minutes, until onions are tender, not brown.

ADD peas, chicken broth and curry powder. Increase heat to high and bring to boil.

REDUCE heat to low, cover and simmer until peas are tender, approximately 45-50 minutes.

TASTE. Adjust seasoning as needed.

PUREE the soup using a blender until desired consistency is reached.

Nutrition Facts

Based on a serving of 1/5 recipe

Energy: 267.4 calories
Protein: 16.9 g
Fat: 7.78 g
Saturated Fat: 1.3 g
Carbohydrates: 35.66 g
12%
Fibre: 3.94 g
16%
Sodium: 320.54 mg
13%
Potassium: 756.7 mg
Vitamin C: 3.86 mg
6%
Folate: 136.82 mcg
62%
Calcium: 58.7 mg
5%
Iron: 3.4 mg
19%
Calories from Fat:
26%





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