A beautiful bowl of Courgette and Yellow Split Pea Soup
I love the flavour in this delicious Courgette and Yellow Split Pea Soup and it is really filling and comforting, so I great meal for a cold winters day. Although it can certainly be enjoyed any time of year.
Yellow Split Peas are a great item to have in your store cupboard, they are budget friendly and are perfect for adding into soups like this. They are a great source of fibre and vitamins and have a delicious nutty sweet taste.
This Courgette and Yellow Split Pea Soup could also be cooked in an Instant Pot if you have one.
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This Courgette and Yellow Split Pea soup is also gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian friendly.
Courgette and Yellow Split Pea Soup
Hearty Courgette and Yellow Split Pea Soup - a filling healthy meal perfect for a chilly fall or winters day.
- 2 courgettes (zucchini), chopped
- 1 large carrot, chopped
- 2 onions chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic chopped
- 1 stick of celery
- 2 teaspoons of ground cumin
- 2 teaspoons of ground coriander
- 225g of yellow split peas, dry
- 1 litre of vegetable or chicken stock
- salt and black pepper to season
- spray oil
- Place yellow split peas in a bowl or saucepan, cover with about 4 cups of water, and leave to soak overnight.
- When you are ready to make soup, drain and thoroughly rinse the yellow split peas and set aside.
- Spray a large saucepan over a medium high heat with spray oil add the onions, garlic , carrot, courgette (zucchini) and celery and cook until softened.
- Stir in the split peas, cumin and coriander and season with some salt and black pepper.
- Add the stock.
- Bring to the boil, reduce to a low heat, then cover and simmer for approx 50 mins, until split peas are nice and tender.
- Serve as is, or if you prefer a smoother soup you can add to a blender.
This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, Slimming World and Weight Watcher friendly
- Slimming World - syn free per serving
- WW Flex/Freestyle smart points - 2
- Gluten Free - use gluten free stock
Instant Pot - Follow recipe as per instructions, fry vegetables using saute function, add all other ingredients and cook using soup function (30 mins), allow a natural pressure release.
*suitable for freezing
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Nutrition InformationServing Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving Calories 112Total Fat 0.7gSaturated Fat 0.1gCholesterol 5mgSodium 1019.7mgCarbohydrates 20.8gFiber 7.2gSugar 3.4gProtein 7.1g
Anita Lowe says
hi this is a lovely meal - but in the ingredients list there is not a mention of carrots - but then u add them 🙂