Heat olive oil in the pot where you are going to cook the soup. Add chopped onions, cook for a minute on medium heat, add chopped garlic and cook until both onions and garlic are translucent. Do not burn the garlic.
Add yellow split peas, water, bay leaf, better than bullion base. Bring to boil and cook 45-60 minutes on medium heat or until peas are soft.
Once peas are cooked, add carrots and potatoes. Boil for another 15 minutes or until veggies are soft.
Add asparagus and conitinue boiling for another 5 minutes. Add chopped dill and in one minute turn of the stove. Let the soup sit covered for 10 minutes. Serve hot and enjoy.
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