Vegan Recipe: Split Pea Soup

Nothing can warm your insides quite like a good bowl of split pea soup! The potatoes and carrots in this recipe create a hearty meal while the garlic, onion and seasonings blend with the peas for a rich and delicious flavor. You can also feel good about getting a large serving of veggies, since the peas alone have high levels of vitamins C, A and protein! 

Split Pea Soup (Vegan)

*Serves 6-8 people


3 cups split peas, dried

7 cups vegetable stock (or water)

2 teaspoons salt

2 cups onion, minced

4 garlic cloves, minced

3 celery stalks, minced

2 medium carrots, sliced

1 potato, diced

Black Pepper


-Put the split peas, vegetable stock (or water) and salt into a large pot and bring it to a boil.

-Reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 20 minutes with the pot covered, stirring occasionally.

-Now add the onion, garlic, celery, carrot and potato.

-Cover and continue to simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Keep an eye on the amount of liquid and add more water or vegetable stock as needed.

-Season the soup with black pepper to your taste.

-Serve warm.