Loaded Bacon Split Pea Soup

Loaded Bacon Split Pea Soup


  • 1 lb. bacon
  • large onion, diced
  • large carrots, diced
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 12 oz. split peas, rinsed
  • Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish


  1. In a large stockpot over medium heat, cook bacon until crispy, 8 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and let cool, then crumble.
  3. Add onion, carrot, and garlic to bacon fat and cook until tender and golden, 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  5. Add broth and split peas and let simmer, covered, until split peas are tender, 35 to 40 minutes.
  6. Serve garnished with parsley and bacon.
  7. Enjoy!!

Yields: 1

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