Split Pea Soup with Garlicky Croutons

Madame Figaro


Split Pea Soup with Garlicky Croutons

Split pea soup with croutons: a delicious and comforting recipe.

Type of dish: soup (main)

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes

Servings: 4 servings


  • 150 g green split peas
  • 1 onion
  • 2 carrots
  • Thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 10 cl of crème fraiche
  • 45 g garlic bread croutons
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Peel and slice the onion and carrots.
  2. In a large saucepan (or pressure cooker), pour the split peas, onion, carrots, bay leaf and thyme.
  3. Cover with a liter of cold water and cook for 45 minutes (20 minutes in a pressure cooker).
  4. At the end of cooking, remove the thyme and bay leaf and then mix the whole with their cooking juice.
  5. Season and add 10 cl of fresh cream and croutons rubbed with garlic at the time of serving (count about 1 baguette for 4 people).