Russian Split Pea Soup
This classic recipe for split pea soup comes directly from my Grandma’s kitchen. Made from simple, wholesome ingredients, it nourishes and nurtures you at the same time!
Servings 8 People
- 2 chicken drumsticks
- 4 qt water
- 1 1/2 cup split-peas
- 1/2 large onion diced
- 1 large carrots grated
- 2 medium potatoes
- 3 tbsp dill diced
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1 tbsp salt (or to taste)
- 1 tsp pepper
Prepare ingredients for the recipe.
Place chicken into salted water and cook it until the chicken is almost fully cooked.
In a frying pan, saute onions with carrots and oil; cook until vegetables are soft (7-10 minutes). Add the mixture to the boiling chicken.
Also, add peas into the cooking ingredients. Season with salt and pepper and cook for about 20 minutes.
Add sliced potatoes to the cooking soup. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for another 20 minutes, occasionally stirring. Add dill and cook for another 5 minutes.
Serve the split pea soup while it's warm or reheat before serving.
Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 932mg | Potassium: 659mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1349IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 4mg