Chicken & Pea Soup

Cozy up with a bowl of this warming chicken and pea soup. Made with tender chunks of chicken sausage, leeks, carrots, celery, and fresh parsley, this comfort in a bowl will warm you up and leave you feeling satisfied!
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Chicken & Pea Soup

Chicken & Pea Soup

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  • 9Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 leeks, washed well

  • 1 lb dried green split peas, rinsed

  • 3 carrots, sliced 

  • 3 celery stalks, chopped

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 bay leaf

  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth

  • 1 lb fresh deli chicken sausage, diced

  • Sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste

Preparation

1. To prepare leeks, discard outer leaves, green tops and root ends, then split leeks lengthwise and rinse well. 

2. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry all vegetables and herbs in oil over medium-high heat for a few minutes until vegetables are limp. Add broth to pan and bring to a boil. Transfer contents of your pan into a 5 qt slow cooker and cook on medium or low heat for 8 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours. 

3. Add sausage during last 20 minutes of simmering. Before serving, season with sea salt and pepper, to taste. Refrigerate leftovers immediately.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 ¼ cups
  • Calories: 350
  • Carbohydrate Content: 4 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 36 mg
  • Fat Content: 9 g
  • Fiber Content: 1.5 g
  • Protein Content: 26 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 150 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 1 g