Split Pea Soup

Want to know the (not-so) secret ingredient? Bacon! Seriously… best split pea soup we’ve ever had!


1 cup split peas
3 cups water
1 large garlic clove, minced
2 slices bacon
1 stem celery
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon celery flakes
1 tablespoon parsley flakes


Soak split peas in water for 7 hours or overnight
Cook split peas a total of 1 hour
Add garlic
Fry the bacon in skillet
Add to peas, reserving fat to saute celery in
Saute celery (in bacon fat) then add to soup
Add seasonings
Puree soup

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