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Instant Yellow Split Pea Soup in a Jar
Instant Yellow Split Pea Soup in a Jar
Method

For the yellow split peas

  • In a pot, add the yellow split peas and bring to a boil.
  • Drain and remove split peas from pot.
  • Place pot back on heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Add the onion, garlic, carrot and bay leaves.
  • Sauté for a few minutes, just until the onion softens. You don’t want it to turn golden.
  • Add the split peas and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add enough water to completely cover the split peas.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Boil until the split peas soften. Add more water if necessary.
  • When ready, drain from any remaining water and remove the bay leaves.
  • Beat with an immersion blender until smooth.
  • Add the lemon juice, olive oil and season to taste.
  • Beat again with immersion blender.

For the soup

  • You will need 4 jars that can hold 400 ml each.
  • Spread 2 heaping tablespoons split peas on the bottom of 1 of the jars.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients in layers in the following order: onions, carrots, spring onions, sun dried tomatoes, parsley and finally the capers.
  • Refrigerate.
  • When ready to serve, add enough boiling water to completely cover all of the ingredients.
  • Season to taste, add 1 teaspoon olive oil and stir.
  • Cover and set aside for 2 minutes.
  • Ready to serve!
  • Repeat the same process for the remaining 3 jars.
Tip
You can make this instant soup with any leftover ingredients you may have! Prepare it at home and take it with you to work or anywhere you like! Just add boiling water when you get hungry!
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

366
Calories (kcal)
18 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

28.9
Total Fat (g)
41 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

4.0
Saturated Fat (g)
20 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

16.6
Total Carbs (g)
6 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

7.5
Sugars (g)
8 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

5.5
Protein (g)
11 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

7.6
Fibre (g)
31 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.4
Sodium (g)
23 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.