From The Kripalu Kitchen: Split Pea Soup

Split Peas

There's a part of me that wishes I could just live in the Kripalu kitchen.

Beautiful, nourishing food that honors your body… I feel stronger and healthier just thinking about it.

Today's recipe is one of my favorite winter soup options. And, as you'll see below, it also happens to be great for boosting your antioxidant levels.

Below are the ingredients for Kripalu's Split Pea And Herb Soup:

Besides being the perfect comfort food, this hearty soup boasts an unexpected nutritional powerhouse: thyme. Both thyme and thyme oil have demonstrated antioxidant protection in controlled studies. Enjoy, and be well!

Serves 4

1 cup split green peas, rinsed and checked for stones
6 cups water or vegetable stock
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup sliced onion
1/2 cup sliced leeks, white and light green part only, well rinsed
2 tablespoons minced garlic
2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon
1 tablespoon minced fresh dill
Pinch of black pepper
1/2 teaspoon sea salt

If this is hitting the spot, you can get the cooking directions at the original source of this scrumptious recipe on the Kripalu website. Enjoy & Namaste!


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