Split Pea Soup

Serving 2
  • 1 cup of split peas

  • 6 cups of water

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil 

  • 2 tsp sea salt

  • 1/2 Tbsp cumin seeds

  • 1 tsp crushed fresh garlic

  • 1/2 cup chopped white onions

  • Optional:

  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro

  • 1/4 cup of pomegranate seeds


1. Add the split peas to a pot with about 6 cups of water, add a tsp of salt and bring to a boil for about 40 mins or until peas is soft. 

2. Remove from heat.  Get a potato masher and mash the split peas.  Add more water if you want a thinner consistency.  

3. In a separate pot add onions & olive oil, cook for 2-3 minutes.  Add cumin seeds, crushed garlic, curry powder and stir for about 30 seconds.  Add split pea and stir, keeping pot on low medium heat.  Add in about 1 tsp sea salt to taste. Cook for additional 5-10 minutes.  Let soup sit covered for 5 minutes then serve hot.  

Optional: Top with fresh pomegranate seeds, cilantro, diced cucumbers or served over rice.

Adessa Barker
Wellness Practitioner

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”


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