Split Pea Soup (GF and DF)

asplit pea soupAnd Jacob gave Esau bread and stew of lentils; then he ate and drank, arose, and went his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.  Genesis 25:34 (NKJV)

Here is a wonderful crock pot recipe to warm you on a cold winter’s day. Just put it together at breakfast time, and it will be waiting for you at supper time!

In a large crock pot, combine:
6 cups or so water
2 cups dried split peas or lentils
2 cups diced celery
2 cups diced carrots
1 red onion, diced
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon garlic
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 bay leaf

Cook on high for 8 hours. Before serving, ladle 2 cups of the soup into a blender, blending until smooth. Pour the blended soup back into the crock pot. For an extra touch, add:
1/4 cup molasses and juice from 1/2 a lemon. Serve with rice crackers and fruit salad. Delicious!

He restores my soul;
He leads me in the paths of righteousness
For His name’s sake.  Psalm 23:3 (NKJV)

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson.

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