Autumn Split Pea Soup with Barley
What You'll Need
1 large onion or leek
1 tsp celery seed
1 large bay leaf
1 cup dried green split peas
½ cup dried edamame or lima beans
¼ cup barley
7-8 cups water or vegetable broth
3 carrots chopped
2 stalks celery chopped
1 large potato cut into chunks
½ tsp basil
½ tsp thyme
½ cup chopped fresh parsley or 2 tablespoons dry
Dash or more of ground pepper
2 Tbsp miso in ¼ cup water, or 2 tablespoons soy sauce
How to Make It
1 Sauté onion in a big soup pot in a splash of water or broth along with celery seed.
2 Add bay leaf, split peas, barley and edamame or lima beans.
3 Add 7 or 8 cups water and bring to boil.
4 Add celery, carrots, potato and herbs – basil, thyme, parsley and pepper.
5 Lower heat and simmer covered for an 1½ hours.
6 Add miso mixture or soy sauce.
7 Add more seasonings if desired and serve.
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