Looking for an easy way to get your kids to eat their veggies–try this amazing soup that they are sure to love! It did take a bit of convincing to get my kids to try this soup, but miraculous all 3 loved it and have been eating it for years! A great way to get kids to try this soup is to let them add in some small croutons, as long as they are getting all of these veggies..what’s a few more carbs!
Best Ever and Kid-Friendly Easy Split Pea Soup
Author: Momma Chef
- 1 cup dried green split peas (or any variety of dried peas)
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 8 oz. bag of baby carrots
- 1 chopped onion
- 6 cups (48 oz.) vegetable broth
- 2 tsp fresh, frozen or dried dill
- In a large saucepan, sauté the onion in olive oil over medium heat for 3 minutes.
- Add in the peas and carrots and cook another 2 minutes.
- Add the vegetable broth and dill and mix.
- Cover partially and cook over medium heat for 45 minutes until peas are very tender.
- Puree soup in blender, food processor or soup emersion in batches until smooth.
- This recipe can be made in the slow-cooker/crock pot, just follow the first step of sauteeing the onions then put everything in the pot and cook on low for 6 hours.
- You can increase or decrease amount of carrots
- Make sure you blend this soup so the kiddos don't see the hidden veggies!
- A great way to get kids to try this soup is to let them add small croutons, as long as they are getting all of these veggies..what's a few more carbs!
YUM! I think my kiddo would totally eat (and enjoy) this soup!
Heather Castillo says
Well now I’m going to have to try this one. I don’t think I’ve ever had split pea soup.
Katherine Fox says
Soups are one of my favorite ways to sneak extra veggies into my own diet! This sounds delicious and so perfect for this winter. Can’t wait to try it!
I always love a creamy soup when it gets really cold out, and this one is a hit! Great family-friendly recipe.
I have not had split pea soup in forever! This brings back memories
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