Baked and Easy Green Split Pea Soup with a Meat Option
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Serves: 4
Baked and Easy Green Split Pea Soup with a Meat Option
  • 1 cup green split peas
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 medium-sized onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, diced (1 cup worth)
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped
  • Sea salt (to taste, added when the soup is cooked)
  • Ground black pepper or chili flakes (optional, for a spicy kick)
  • Fresh parsley
  • 1 lb ham (optional)
  1. Preheat the oven at 350 F.
  2. Sauté the onion, garlic, carrots, and celery in coconut oil over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add all the ingredients (except the ground black pepper, chili flakes, and parsley) into a 3-quart (3-liter) oven-proof pan.
  4. Bake the soup for 1 hour.
  5. Once the soup is removed from the oven, add more sea salt if needed.
  6. If you want to add a bit of spiciness to the meal, add ground black pepper, chili flakes, or both.
  7. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.
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Add some grated cheese (if there are no dairy issues) for a familiar taste.

As this meal worked very well in the oven, I am sure you could make it in the crock pot so a warm, delicious meal waits your family at the end of a busy day.
Recipe by Orgali at