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Double Pea Soup

This pea soup recipe, which features dried and frozen peas, gets a kick from onion, garlic and mustard.

Ingredients

    Makes 4-6 servings

  • 1
    tablespooncanola or vegetable oil
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 3
    clovesgarlic, minced
  • 6
    cupswater or vegetable broth*
  • 2
    cupsdried split peas
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1
    teaspoonground mustard
  • 1 1/2
    cupsfrozen green peas
  • 1
    teaspoonsalt
  • sour cream (optional)

Instructions

  1. *If using broth, reduce the amount of salt to 1 ⁄ 4 teaspoon. Taste and add more, if desired.
  2. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute.
  3. Add water, split peas, bay leaf and mustard; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 45 minutes or until split peas are tender, stirring occasionally and adding additional water if necessary.
  4. Stir in green peas, salt and pepper; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until green peas are tender. Remove and discard bay leaf.
  5. Transfer soup to pitcher of KitchenAid ® Torrent ™ Blender. Cover and blend on Soups/Sauces setting. Swirl a dollop of sour cream into each serving, if desired.