Mixed Split Pea Soup
green and yellow, dried
- Soak the split peas in water to cover overnight; rinse and drain or boil hot water to cover peas and let sit for 45 minutes.
Drain, rinse and drain again.
- Sauté the onions, carrots and fennel in a small amount of oil or add the peas, cook 2 minutes.
Add water to the stock pot and stir.
Bring to a rolling boil, reduce heat and simmer for 1½ to 2 hours.
Purée the soup in a food processor until smooth; re-season to taste with salt and pepper.