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Yellow Split Pea Soup with Montreal Smoked Meat

This soup is a perfect one-pot meal—all you need is some crusty bread for dipping


October 30th, 2012

Recipes Developed by LeeAnne Wright
Food Styling by Ian Muggridge
Prop Styling by Shelly Tauber

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ½ pound deli Montreal smoked meat, diced
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • ½ cup dried yellow split peas
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  1. Sauté vegetables in oil over medium heat in a heavy-bottomed saucepan until translucent and softened.

  2. Add smoked meat, stock, peas, bay leaves and thyme. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer (should be gently bubbling) for 20 minutes or until peas are softened.

Nutrients Per Serving

230 calories, 7 g fat, 20 g protein, 24 g carbohydrates, 4 g fibre. Excellent source of vitamin A.

Yellow Split Pea Soup with Montreal Smoked Meat
Photography by Yvonne Duivenvoorden