1/2 onion (minced)
2 celery stalks
1 large lemon juiced
6 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup yellow split peas
2 whole garlic cloves
8 sprigs fresh thyme (tied together with kitchen string)
2 small zucchini
2 large handfuls green beans
2 large handfuls chard (cut in inch ribbons)
1 sm corn Cobb (corn cut from Cobb)
1 pinch red pepper flakes
Salt and pepper to taste
Saute onion about 5 min then add the celery. Cook 10 more minutes, add yellow split peas, stir and cook another minute or so. Add a good pinch of salt and pepper, then a small pinch of red pepper flakes. Add chicken stock, lemon juice, whole garlic cloves and sprigs of thyme. Cook about 20 minutes then add green beans and chard, cook another 5 minutes, then add in corn and zucchini. Cook 10 minutes. Then remove garlic and thyme sprigs, serve and Enjoy!
*This is wonderful with some warm crusty bread, rub with garlic after removing from oven for added flavor.