Yellow Split Pea Soup Recipe
Instructions:1. Rinse peas well.
3. Remove stems and seeds from peppers, reserving some chili seeds to flavor soup if desired.
4. Chop peppers.
5. In a large soup pot, saute onion in olive oil until soft.
6. Add peas, water, carrot, parsley, oregano or thyme, bay leaf, peppers (and seeds, if using), salt, and pepper to taste.
7. Simmer soup for about 2 hours, until peas are soft.
8. If desired, rice may be added to soup 15 or 20 minutes before cooking is finished.