How to make it

  • Sift through peas to make sure there are no stones.
  • Dice carrots, onion, garlic and celery; sautee in olive oil til slightly tender.
  • Add water, peas, boullion, bay leaf, paprika, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Lower to low-med heat and add chicken legs.
  • Simmer for one hour.
  • Remove bay leaf and chicken.
  • Using two forks pull chicken meat away from bone, Discard any grizzle/small bones. Add pastina, stringy chicken chunk goodness AND BIG BONES back to soup.
  • LOW LOW heat til you reach optimum thickness and/or the pastina is tender.
  • Serve to awaiting foodie friends and family!

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    " It was excellent "
    cheryilyn ate it and said...
    Never thought about chicken, split pea is my hubby's favorite soup and he always has a smoked turkey leg around. Maybe I can sneak it into the soup.
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    " It was excellent "
    craners ate it and said...
    Such a hearty and healthy meal...Great Post!
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