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Curried Split Pea Soup

Orange Icon  Curried Split Pea Soup

Orange Icon  Curried Split Pea Soup

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Submitted by: Charles Eddy

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook Time: 0 Seconds

Servings: 4

My daughter-in-law introduced me to Curried Split Pea Soup and I have loved eating it over the past several years. The sweet potato adds a savory sweetness to the soup. The serving size is 2 cups and yields approximately 150 calories.

  • 1 lbs. split peas, dry, organic
  • 1 tbs. olive oil, extra virgin, unrefined and unfiltered, organic
  • 3 clove garlic, fresh, organic
  • 1 med. onion, any type, organic
  • 2 tsp. curry powder, organic
  • 2 tbs. ginger, fresh, organic
  • 1 tsp. cumin powder, organic
  • 1/4 tsp. coriander, ground, organic
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom, ground, organic
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, ground, organic
  • 1 tsp. sea salt, unrefined and pure
  • 8 c. water, purified
  • 1 sweet potato, fresh, organic

1 . Saute' the onions in olive oil at medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add garlic, ginger and spices. Saute' 2 more minutes

  1. Add the water and stir well. Add the split peas and sweet potato. Cover and bring to a boil.

  2. Bring heat back down to medium; let soup simmer for about an hour, until peas are tender. Grate in the carrot (if using) and serve. Garnish with fresh cilantro if you choose.

**Adapted from Vegan with a Vengeance by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Note: I personally add a dash of Liquid Smoke for an essence of smoke.