Green Yellow Split Pea Soup Recipe

Recipe Category: Lunch


Green Yellow Split Pea Soup Recipe


Makes 4 to 6 servings

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 8 ounces green split peas, picked over, rinsed and drained
  • 8 ounces yellow split peas, picked over, rinsed and drained
  • 7 cups water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces sliced vegan kielbasa (optional)


  1. In a large soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat
  2. Add the onion, carrot and celery and cook until softened, about 5 minutes
  3. Add the potato, green and yellow split peas, water, bay leaf, salt and pepper and bring to a boil
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the peas are very soft and the soup is thick, about 1 hour
  5. Add vegan kielbasa, if using and simmer another 15 to 20 minutes, adding more water if the soup becomes too thick
  6. Remove and discard bay leaf before serving
  7. Taste, adjusting seasonings if necessary and serve

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