Souped Up Split Pea Soup

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Souped Up Split Pea Soup

The butternut squash in this 2 color pea soup adds creaminess, flavor and tons of nutrients.

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  • 8 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 1 package green split peas
  • 1 package yellow split peas
  • 2 can (48 oz. each) vegetable broth (low sodium)
  • 2 boxes frozen butternut squash
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 small bag of baby carrots, chopped
  • 6-8 cloves garlic, chopped
  • any seasoning you love to taste!

Preparation

1 Pour cans of vegetable broth into a large pot. Rinse and mix both bags of peas in a colander and then add them to the broth. Heat on high heat and stir regularly. Add the butternut squash (Ok if it’s still frozen.)
2 In a food processor, chop together the onion, carrots, garlic and then add to the pot along with any other seasonings or spices of your choice.
3 Cook together until the peas are soft, stirring regularly throughout the process. (Spoon off and discard any “foam” that forms during the process.)

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