Split Pea Soup With Chunky Vegetables

Recipe: Split Pea Soup With Chunky Vegetables


  • 1 1/2 c Split peas, yellow, dry
  • 6 c water
  • 2 Tomatoes, plum chopped
  • 1 md Onion chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves chopped
  • 1/4 c Parsley chopped
  • 1 t Dill weed, dried
  • 2 c Sweet potatoes peeled and
  • cubed 2 c Broccoli florets
  • Chopped parsley for garnish


  1. Soak peas in 4 cups of water for 4 hours or longer.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring peas and soaking water to a boil.
  3. Add tomatoes. Simmer, covered, until peas are very soft, 20 to 25 minutes.
  4. In a blender or food processor, puree 2 cups of pea mixture until smooth, adding a little extra water if necessary. Return pureed peas to the saucepan.
  5. Cover and keep warm. In a large deep pot, combine onion, garlic,parsley, dill, sweet potatoes and remaining 2 cups water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simemr 6 to 7 minutes. Add broccoli and simmer another 6 to 8 minutes, or until broccoli is tender but still crunchy.
  6. Add pea mixture reduce heat to low, cover and cook gently until just heated through.
  7. Serve garnished with parsley.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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