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
-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.