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Split Pea Soup is so delicious and it is amazing how easy this homemade soup is to make.
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Vegan Split Pea Soup

Homemade Split Pea Soup is delicious & it's amazing how easy this soup is to make. 
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 176kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup small yellow onion, diced, about ½ to ¾ cup
  • 16 ounces dried green split peas
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup dry white wine, you can use water
  • 2 cups carrots, sliced, about 1
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon liquid smoke
  • ¼ teaspoon marjoram
  • ½ teaspoon parsley

Instructions

  • In a large soup pan heat the oil and saute the onion for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the split peas, broth (and wine if you are using it), carrots, bay leaf and black pepper.
  • Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Add the liquid smoke, parsley, and marjoram.
  • Turn down to a medium-low simmer and cook for about 1 ½ hours
  • Stir every once in a while to keep from sticking.  You can add more broth if you think it is too thick.
  • When the split peas are done let them cool a little bit before putting into a blender or using an immersion blender.
  • Remove the bay leaf.
  • Put the soup in a blender (I did this in 2 batches) and blend until the soup is smooth (or almost smooth, depending on your taste).  Serve while hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 509mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 10690IU | Vitamin C: 3.8mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg