Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Green Pea Soup with Ginger - Vegan

Gingered Split Pea Soup

Soak 1 ½ cups green split peas for 2 or more hours.  Drain.
In a stock pot, saute in 1 Tablespoon olive oil:
2 diced celery stalks
2 diced carrots
1 small onion, diced
1 Tablespoon fresh grated ginger
1 bay leaf
Saute for 4 minutes, then add drained peas and 8 cups water.
Season with ½ teaspoon dried crushed cumin
¼ teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
Simmer until the peas have fallen apart (about 1 hour or more).  Puree soup in a blender or food processor. 

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