Split Pea Soup

Add your favorite Olivia's greens to this classic soup to boost the flavor and nutrition!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion – diced
  • 4 carrots - diced
  • 3 stalks Olivia’s Organics celery - diced
  • 2 cloves garlic – minced
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups dried split peas
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano (or 1 teaspoon dried)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper - to taste
  • 1 ham bone (optional)
  • 2 large handfuls of Olivia’s Organics Baby Spinach – chopped (Power Blend, Saute Blend, Baby Kale)

Preparation

  • In a large pot, heat the olive oil and sauté the onion, carrots, celery and garlic for about 5 minutes. Add all other ingredients with the exception of the spinach. Bring soup to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 60 minutes.
  • Remove bone and bay leaf. Blend the soup using an immersion blender.
  • Clean the ham off of the bone and add it into the soup along with the spinach (greens). Stir to combine. If the soup is too thick, add additional water.

Categories: Power Greens, Soup, Spinach