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Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

Soup's on! It's the season to enjoy this Simple Slow Cooker Vegetarian Split Green Pea Soup. Grab your favorite book and come enjoy a big bowl of comfort.
Course Soup
Cuisine Canadian
Keyword hearty soup recipe, slow cooker split pea soup, winter soups
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 175kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green split peas (about 2 1/2 cups) dried, picked over, rinsed and drained
  • 8-10 cups vegetable broth low sodium, room temperature or cold
  • 3 onions medium, diced, small
  • 2 carrots cubed
  • 2 celery stalks including leaves
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup parsley finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp savory

Instructions

  • Add all of the ingredients (except the savory) in a slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on high for about 6 hours or until the split peas are thoroughly cooked.
  • Discard the bay leaves.
  • Add the savory. Season to taste and serve.

Notes

Start with 8 cups of of vegetable stock; toward the end of cooking, you may need to adjust the thickness of the soup.
There may be some slight variations of total cooking time based on the type of slow cooker you have.
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 
*adapted from The Laura Secord Canadian Cook Book

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 646mg | Potassium: 472mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 44.9% | Vitamin C: 6.5% | Calcium: 4.4% | Iron: 11.1%