Bacon and Split Pea Soup

Bacon and Split Pea Soup

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A delicious and satisfying split pea soup with bacon and sausage. Split peas soaked overnight are the best.


Serves: 6 

  • 2 cups split peas, soaked overnight
  • 1 bunch carrots, diced
  • 4-5 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 100g smoked bacon, diced
  • 100g sausages, diced
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon majoram

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:3hours  ›  Extra time:10hours soaking  ›  Ready in:13hours20min 

  1. Cook the peas in their soaking water until tender, adding more water if necessary. Blend and push through a sieve. Return to the saucepan.
  2. Add carrots and potatoes and simmer.
  3. Heat two cups of water in a saucepan and add diced bacon. Simmer 15 minutes. Add to the peas with the sausage. Mix and simmer over low heat.
  4. Fry the flour and butter together in a small frypan and add to the pea soup. Season with salt, pepper, garlic and marjoram, simmer and serve.

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