Savory Pea Soup with Sausage
Cook Time 4 to 5 hours
Makes 6 servings
|8||ounces smoked sausage, cut lengthwise into halves, then cut into 1/2-inch pieces|
|3||medium carrots, sliced|
|1||package (16 ounces) dried split peas, rinsed and sorted|
|2||stalks celery, sliced|
|1||medium onion, chopped|
|3/4||teaspoon dried marjoram leaves|
|2||cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth|
- Heat medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sausage; cook 5 to 8 minutes or until browned. Drain fat. Combine sausage, peas, carrots, celery, onion, marjoram and bay leaf in slow cooker. Pour broth over mixture.
- Cover; cook on LOW 4 to 5 hours or until peas are tender. Remove and discard bay leaf. Cover; let stand 15 minutes to thicken.
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