Hungarian Yellow Pea Soup (Sargaborso Leves)

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Prep Cook Servings
5 min 25 min 4
Hungarian Yellow Pea Soup (Sargaborso Leves)
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1/4 tsp Black pepper (to taste)
4 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
1 clove(s) Garlic (chopped)
2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1/2 tsp Paprika
1 1/2 cup Split peas, raw (yellow)
1/4 tsp Salt (to taste)
3 tbsp All-purpose white flour
1 large Yellow onion (chopped)


Boil onion and peas in the vegetable broth for 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

In a separate pan or skillet, heat olive oil. Sprinkle flour over oil and stir constantly until flour is lightly browned. Add garlic and paprika, sauté for 1 minute. Turn off heat, scoop out 1/2 cup of soup and stir into the flour mixture. Mix well.

Stir in flour-soup mixture back to the soup pot. Simmer for 5 minutes or until peas are tender.


A tasty soup low in glycemic index carbohydrates and rich in potassium and dietary fibre.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 354
Calories from fat 70
Calories from saturated fat 10.8
Total Fat 7.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 300 mg
Potassium 810 mg
Total Carbohydrate 54 g
Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
Sugars 8.6 g
Protein 20.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.3
Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 1.2

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