Classic Vegetarian Split Pea Soup
This savory, smokey vegan split pea soup is as comforting and tasty as it is healthy.
Yellow or green split peas
Onion & garlic
Celery & carrots
Veggie broth or bouillon
Herbs & spices
sauté the onions
In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Then, add the chopped onions. Sauté them for about 5 minutes, or until they are translucent.
Add the Garlic, carrots & celery
Stir in the celery, carrots, and garlic and continue cooking for about 5 minutes. The vegetables should begin to soften slightly.
Add the rest of the ingredients
Stir in the split peas, potatoes, water or broth, bouillon cubes, smoked paprika, marjoram, thyme, and bay leaves.
Simmer to combine
Increase the heat and bring the soup to a boil. Then, reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for about 2 hours, or until the split peas are completely soft and falling apart.
Make it now!
This vegan split pea soup is filling enough to stand alone as a complete meal, but it’s also excellent served with a crisp salad and rye bread or cornbread.
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