GREEN SPLIT PEA SOUP WITH FRESH HERBS
The idea of this recipe comes from the Food & Wine magazine, November 2016. And it's delicious, perfect and quick to make.
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 1 thinly sliced onion onion
- 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
- 3/4 cup green split dried peas
- 3/4 cup of brown rice
- 1 large bunch of parsley
- 1 large bunch of cilantro
- 15 mint leaves
- 10 cups of water
- chopped mint leaves
- sliced scallion
n a pot put the olive oil and onion. When the onion is sauteed put the cinnamon and the turmeric. Give it about 5 minutes to release its smell.
Add the rice, the dry peas, the herbs, the 10 cups of water and cover.
Leave for 20-25 minutes or until you taste a pea and it is soft. Check also that the rice is cooked.
Add salt to taste and stir well.
Serve in bowls of soup, put the chives and mint on top.
-This recipe is totally adaptable and with everything looks good. If one day you do not have parsley it does not matter if one day you have basil instead of mint, you exchange and it does not matter. -You can do it in a normal pot or in Instant Pot. Set it on the cooking-beans setting. -Make it your own