Split Pea Soup Veg
Serves 4 Hot Vegetarian Pulses
Gluten Wheat Free Eggless Britain Europe
200g/7oz Green or Yellow Split Peas
1 Large Onion, finely chopped
1.1L/2pts Strong Vegetable Stock (other stock can be used)
Salt and Black Pepper
Place in split peas in a large saucepan, cover with plenty of cold water,
bring to the
boil and continue to boil for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, cover and leave
to soak for 2 hours.
After this time, drain the peas well.
Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the onions and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
Add the stock, drained peas, salt, pepper and bouquet garni, bring to the boil,
reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 2 hours, stirring from time to time.
Remove the bouquet garni and cool slightly.
Transfer to a liquidiser or food processor and process to a purée. Alternatively
press through a sieve.
Return to the pan and heat through, adjusting the seasoning if necessary. Serve hot.
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