Barefoot Contessa) was a child, comfort was a bowl of canned split pea soup topped with cut-up hot dogs Our cookbook of the week is Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten. In a deep (8 x 5-inch) heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat. The addition of the peas at 2 different times makes for a wonderful thick soup, while still having the chew of the peas from the second addition. 1 pound dried split green peas 8 cups chicken stock . This is the best pea soup I have tried yet. Add the chicken stock, increase the … Home » Soups » Ina Garten’s Parker’s Split Pea Soup – The Best Yet! Add the shallots and saute for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until … In a 4-quart stockpot on medium heat, saute the onions and garlic with the olive oil, oregano, salt, and pepper until the onions are translucent, 10 to 15 minutes. Heat the butter in a large saucepan, add the leeks and onion, and cook over medium-low heat for 5 to 10 minutes, until the onion is tender. Servings: 5-6 Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 1 hour 30 minutes. Add the carrots, potatoes, the split peas, and chicken stock. When Ina Garten (a.k.a.