Yellow Split Pea and Potato Soup

Yellow Split Pea and Potato Soup

A tangy cilantro-yogurt sauce tops off this ginger-, jalapeño- and curry-flavored soup.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

Soup
1
tablespoon hot chili oil or vegetable oil
1
large red bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
large carrot, diced (1 cup)
1
teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2
cups dried yellow split peas, sorted, rinsed
2
medium potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
1
red jalapeño chili, seeded, finely chopped
1
tablespoon curry powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cups vegetable or chicken broth
1
can (14 oz) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
Cilantro-Yogurt Sauce
1/3
cup plain yogurt
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/4
teaspoon grated lime peel
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook bell pepper, onion, carrot, gingerroot, garlic and chili in oil, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender.
  2. Stir in all remaining soup ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 25 to 35 minutes or until peas and potatoes are tender.
  3. In small bowl, mix all sauce ingredients until blended. Top each serving with sauce.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Coconut milk is made from the flesh of coconut, not the thin liquid found inside the ripe fruit. It's also a very popular addition to curries.
Time Saver
Save yourself some time by grabbing a jar of grated gingerroot found in the grocery produce section. It's a quick way to add zest to your meals!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 590mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 52g
    • (Dietary Fiber 18g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 15g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.