“The rosemary adds a distinctive flavor to this wonderful soup.”

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 (10.5 ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups green split peas
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary

Directions

  1. Place bacon in a large pot, and cook over medium heat until crisp. Stir in onion, leek, carrot, and garlic; cook until the vegetables are soft, about 8 minutes. Pour in chicken broth. Stir in split peas, bay leaves, and rosemary. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover, and simmer until peas are cooked, about 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

recipes adapted from: allrecipes

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