Best Ever Split Pea

Best Ever Split Pea


"Really sticks to your ribs, really tasty, high fiber. Can be made vegan by substituting vegetable broth for chicken broth. Very easy."


2 h 50 m servings 133 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 133 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 2.1 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 11.2 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 723 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, heat olive oil. Cook onion, carrot, celery and garlic until onion is translucent. Stir in yellow and green split peas, broth, seasoning and salt. Cover, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 2 1/2 hours, stirring frequently. Puree with a blender or food processor. Return to pot, heat through, and serve.
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  1. 201 Ratings


Soak peas over night in water; when done discard water. This step gets rid of all the gas in the peas and easier to digest plus less flatulence. Follow soup directions.

Mmmmm... best ever indeed. It came out yummy. I did not puree the soup at the end because I liked the chunkiness. Also, it looked ready after only an hour, and the peas were all soft, so I took ...

This was easy and good, and just the right thickness. I used all green split peas, and didn't have any salt-free seasoning (such as Mrs. Dash) on hand, so I just used about 2 t. curry powder an...

This soup was wonderful. I had never had split pea soup that did not call for ham so I was concerned that it would not have enough flavor. I was quite surprised. I just put all the ingredient...

A solid easy to make puree of split pea soup. Suggest adding potatoe and a 1/4 tsp of curry powder.

This is truly the Best Split Pea Soup Ever. This recipe is so good that I became an allrecipe member today. I made two substitutions to the soup. I used 1 cup of lentils for the green split peas...

This is a great and easy recipe, the whole family loves it and when I ran out of chicken broth one time I used beef broth instead it was a great alternate.

This recipe was amazing! I have been a vegetarian for years and have been afraid of trying split pea recipes without ham. However, this recipe was so savory, with just a few changes. Along wi...

Excellent flavor and easy to prepare. The best pea soup I have tasted.