Pumpkin and Split Pea Soup

Pumpkin and Split Pea Soup

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CORWYNN DARKHOLME 243

"This is a very zesty, but not overly spicy, nourishing soup. It's best served warm! Garnish with freshly ground nutmeg."
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Ingredients

8 h servings 298 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 298 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 14.4 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 464 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Rinse and pick over the yellow split peas and soak overnight in clear water.
  2. Saute the onions in the butter in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan. Add the soaked split peas, chicken stock, pumpkin, salt beef, chili pepper and bitters. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours or until the peas are soft.
  3. Allow the soup to cool and then puree in a blender. Adjust the seasoning and reheat and serve with a little nutmeg sprinkled on top.

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Most helpful positive review

Split peas give this soup a bit of texture as well as they take away a bit of the sweetness of the pumpkin. Works for me, I'm not too keen about sweet food for supper! Great recipe!

Most helpful critical review

This was just ok to me.

Split peas give this soup a bit of texture as well as they take away a bit of the sweetness of the pumpkin. Works for me, I'm not too keen about sweet food for supper! Great recipe!

It was great on a cold fal evening. I used green split peas, veggie burger instead of salt beef and asafotida instead of the bitters. Used a pressure cooker to cook it all. Everybody was pleased.

Definitely the way to enjoy a vegetarian soup! The flavor is great and it leaves you wanting more.

Just finished making this, and it is really delicious! I unfortunately did not have all ingredients to hand, so I made the following substitutions/revisions: 1) Because I'm impatient, instead o...

This is really good. I had never heard of "salt beef" before. Thought of maybe adding ham but forgot. I soak the peas over night then stuck it all in a crock pot and let it cook all day then ...

This was just ok to me.