Vegan Split Pea Soup

January 26, 2016


Author Notes: Vegan Split Pea Soup made with simple & budget friendly vegetarian ingredients, this low calorie, easy-to-make soup is a hearty bowl of comfort and health!Megan Olson

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion peeled & diced
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled & chopped
  • 1/2 large sweet potato, cubed
  • 2 cups dried split peas
  • 2 cups Gluten Free vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • green onion for garnish
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat
  2. Add onion, celery, bell pepper & carrots with a splash or two or broth
  3. Cook until veggies soften 10 minutes
  4. Add garlic & spices sauté another 5 minutes
  5. Pour broth into pot with sweet potato, split peas & bay leaf
  6. Turn heat down to medium-low
  7. Simmer 45 minutes covered until green peas begin to soften & pop
  8. Remove half the soup, place in blender & pulse to puree
  9. Add pureed soup back to the pot & stir well
  10. Serve immediately & garnish with green onions

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