*Yields 9 MetPro Servings (1 cup per serving) *
MetPro Serving Breakdown:
Meal Carbs = 3 (Basic: 45g carbs)
Veggie Carbs = 1 (Basic: 5g veggie carbs)
Protein = 1 (Basic: 15g protein)
Fat = 0.5 (Basic: 7.5g fat)
- 1 yellow onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- ½ teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1 tsp ground black pepper
- 2 cups of diced carrots
- 2 cups of unpeeled & chopped red or white potatoes
- 1 pound dried split green peas, rinsed
- 8 cups low sodium vegetable broth
- salt & pepper to taste
1.) Add olive oil to a large pot over medium heat. Sauté onions, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper in oil until the onions are soft and translucent, about 15 minutes.
2.) Add the bay leaf, carrots, potatoes, split peas, and veggie broth. Bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered for 45 – 55 minutes, or until peas are soft.
3.) Remove bay leaf. Place 2 cups of soup in a blender and puree. Return blended soup to pot and season with salt and black pepper to taste. Serve hot.