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Yellow Split-Pea Soup

December 20, 2019
Photo by Cecispinaci
Author Notes

An easy and vibrant soup to make at home in the cold months with a strong curry flavour! —cecispinaci

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 1 hour
  • Serves 5
Ingredients
  • 2 pieces medium red onions (chopped finely)
  • 5 pieces garlic cloves (minced)
  • 5 pieces celery stocks (chopped)
  • 1 piece courgette (cut into half-moon shapes)
  • 2 cups yellow split-peas (rinsed and dried)
  • 1 liter water (boiled)
  • 2 packets low-sodium vegan stock cubes
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In a large soup pot, heat 2 Tbsps olive oil on medium-to-high heat
  2. Add your onions and garlic cloves. Mix and cook until they have sweated out and become slightly translucent.
  3. Add your celery and courgette and mix and cook for an additional 4 minutes.
  4. Add your curry, turmeric, paprika powders plus a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix well and cook until everything is well combined and have absorbed the spices.
  5. Rinse your yellow-split peas and add them to everything else. Boil your water.
  6. Add your boiled water and stock cubes. Increase heat to high. Once boiling in the pot, give a couple stirs, and reduce heat to low. Cover the pot tightly with its lid. Let it simmer for 45mins - 1hr.
  7. Using an immersion blender, blend the soup! Do a taste test and add more salt and pepper if needed. Serve with your bread!

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