Vegan Split Pea Soup

Certified gluten-free food
Vegan food

Serves 6+

3 cups dry split peas
1 large chopped onion
2 sliced carrots
1 peeled, sliced sweet potato
1 chopped white potato
1 stalk chopped celery
8 cups water
1 bay leaf
3 cloves garlic

3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1 cup chopped tomatoes
Additional carrot, sliced very thinly

Set aside cider vinegar, dry mustard, tomatoes, and additional carrot.
Combine remaining ingredients in large pot. Simmer, covered, for
3-4 hours, or more, until split peas have completely disintegrated.
Use immersion blender, blender or food processor to puree to until smooth. 
Add cider vinegar, dry mustard, tomatoes, and remaining carrot.
Simmer another 15 minutes, until carrots are soft.
Add salt and pepper to taste. Top with a little freshly minced parsley.

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