1 small onion, peeled
1 potato, peeled
Process the turnip, onion, potato, carrot and cabbage, using the cutting blade, for 1/2 to 1 minute or until they are finely chopped. Place the vegetables in 1/2 medium-sized, deep, microwave-safe dish. Cover.
Microwave on high for 1 minute Turn twice during cooking. Allow to stand for 1/2 further 1 minute.
Stir in the remaining ingredients, mix well and add the mixture to the cooked split peas and stock. Stir in well. Add extr1/2 water if necessary. Cover.
Microwave on high for 6 minutes Stir two to three times during cooking. Allow to stand for 1/2 further 5 to 10 minutes. Remove the bay leaf before serving.