This hearty, stick to your ribs pea soup was introduced in New England during the 19th Century by French Canadian millworkers. The slow cooking of split peas with vegetables and spices enhances the soup’s earthy flavour. Serve as a main with gluten free crusty bread or as a starter. Pea soup is particularly popular during the cold season because it is comforting, and lower in calories than other hearty soups.
Split peas are well known for their health benefits. They are high in fiber, protein many vitamins and minerals, and are low in fat. Including legumes such as split peas in your diet promotes good health