Yellow Split Pea Soup


yellow split pea soup

This yellow split pea soup is one of many traditional Russian soups.It’s very tasty,light,and healthy.

Yellow Split Pea Soup


  • 2 chicken beasts cut in to strips or cubed
  • 2 cups dried yellow split peas
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 8 cups water or chicken/vegetable stock*
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoons fresh chopped dill
  • * you can add up to 2 extra cups if you prefer more thinner type of soup.


  1. Heat oil over medium heat in a dutch oven or stockpot.Add the chicken and cook, stirring, until beginning to brown.
  2. Add onions and carrots.Cook,stirring, until onion is soft.
  3. Add in the peas,salt and pepper.Stir.
  4. Pour in water or stock.Bring to boil over high heat.Reduce heat to low and continue to simmer,covered for 1 hour or until peas are tender.
  5. Throw in fresh dill and give it a stir.
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