Yes, it sounds simple enough at first... but don't let that fool you. They had us at first spoonful.
Add 1 cup of each, finely diced: carrot, onion and celery, with diced pancetta. Cook in olive oil until vegetables and pancetta are browned. Add 1 bag of split peas, and 3 quarts of chicken stock. Cook while whisking every 5 minutes until ready (about 40 minutes). Add salt and pepper to taste.
Basil T's Italian Brewery & Grill