Tuesday, 3 September 2013
Recipe: Split Pea and Apple Soup
This recipe is from the book "The Vegan Slow Cooker" by Kathy Hester. As indicated by the title, you will need a slow cooker for this recipe.
This recipe is gluten free.
What you will need:
2 stalks of celery, chopped
2 medium sized carrots, chopped
1 medium sized apple, peeled, cored and chopped
1 clove garlic, minced (optional)
6 cups water
2 tbsp vegan chicken flavoured bouillon (the Massel brand is available in supermarkets and is vegan)
2 cups split peas
1 bay leaf
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp coriander
1/2 tsp nutmeg
salt to taste
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
Combine all the ingredients except for the balsamic vinegar. Cook in a slow cooker on low for 6 to 8 hours.
Remove the bay leaf and add the balsamic vinegar. Stir to combine and the puree soup with a hand held immersion blender. Serve.