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Canadian Yellow Split-Pea Soup

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. Prep
75 min.
60 min.
Ready In
140 min.
4 servings
Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
Metric measurements


4 1/2ounces yellow split peas sorted, uncooked
1quart water *
2teaspoons vegetable oil
1cup onions chopped
1/4teaspoon sage leaves crumbled*
1/2teaspoon salt
2ounces bacon canadian style, diced
1cup carrots sliced
1dash allspice *
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Rinse peas.

In a 4-quart saucepan, combine peas, water and salt.

Bring to a boil; remove from heat and let soak for 1 hour.

In a 10-inch nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat; add bacon and cook, stirring frequently, until browned.

Stir in onions and carrots and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are translucent; add to peas in saucepan and stir to combine.

Add remaining ingredients except parsley and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to low, cover, and let simmer, stirring occasionally to prevent mixture from sticking to bottom of pan, until peas are softened and mixture thickens, about 45 minutes.

If soup becomes too thick, add up to an additional cup of water.

Serve each portion sprinkled with fresh parsley.

First published: last updated: 2014-12-16

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 115g (4.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 21636% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 645mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 8g 34%
Sugars g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A 103% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 4% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
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