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Recipe: Vegan Split Pea Soup

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This warming soup screams great for you in every way, it's gluten-free too.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 10 mins
 1 pound split green peas
 1 red onion (1 cup) diced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1/4 cup olive oil
 salt and pepper
 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
 3 red potatoes (3 cups) cut into 1/2 inch pieces
 2 carrots (1 cup), cut into 1/2 inch pieces
 8 cups low sodium vegetable broth
 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1

Rinse the split peas.

2

In a 4-quart stock pot, sauté the onions, garlic and thyme in the olive oil over medium heat until the onions are softened and translucent. About 10-15 minutes. Add the carrots, potatoes, vegetable broth and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered for 50-60 minutes (peas should be softened to your liking) Add salt and pepper to taste. Add more broth if you prefer a thinner soup.

Ingredients

 1 pound split green peas
 1 red onion (1 cup) diced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1/4 cup olive oil
 salt and pepper
 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
 3 red potatoes (3 cups) cut into 1/2 inch pieces
 2 carrots (1 cup), cut into 1/2 inch pieces
 8 cups low sodium vegetable broth
 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Directions

1

Rinse the split peas.

2

In a 4-quart stock pot, sauté the onions, garlic and thyme in the olive oil over medium heat until the onions are softened and translucent. About 10-15 minutes. Add the carrots, potatoes, vegetable broth and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered for 50-60 minutes (peas should be softened to your liking) Add salt and pepper to taste. Add more broth if you prefer a thinner soup.

Recipe: Vegan Split Pea Soup

~ Marla Meridith

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