Pea soup that even children will enjoy: how to prepare

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
How to make delicious pea soup. Source: Pexels

Peas are a product with a rather firm texture. Therefore, in order to make dishes with this ingredient tasty, you need to follow a special cooking technique. This is especially true for soup. Usually, if the peas in the soup are not cooked properly, children refuse to eat them.

The idea of cooking a hearty pea soup is published on the cooking_with_gala Instagram page.

Recipe for hearty pea soup with croutons


  • peas - 200 g
  • butter - 50 g
  • onion - 1 pc
  • carrots - 1 pc
  • chicken thighs - 500 g
  • salt - 2 tsp
  • smoked paprika - 1 tsp
  • black pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • red pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • garlic - 2 cloves
  • turmeric - 1 tsp
  • water - 1.5 liters
  • potatoes - 450 g
Frying vegetables

Method of preparation:

1. Cook everything in one pot. Soak the peas for 2 hours beforehand.

2. Sauté onions and carrots in oil for 5 minutes.

Stewing meat with vegetables

3. Put the sliced boneless chicken thighs and fry on both sides for 10 minutes.

Adding peas

4. Add peas and water and cook for 15 minutes.

Adding potatoes

5. Add the chopped potatoes and continue cooking for another 30 minutes.

Rich pea soup

6. Check the peas for readiness.

7. Sprinkle with croutons before serving.

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