Right now, you might be thinking “YUCK, pea soup!” (that’s what I used to think), or maybe you like pea soup but are used to the “hambone” style of Pea soap. If that’s the case, I’m going to encourage you to open your mind and taste buds a bit and prepare to have your taste buds sing.
This soup is perfect for this time of year when it’s is not winter anymore and yet not quite spring. We get the warmth and comfort of a bowl of soup with the glimpse of the fresh taste of the spring and summer to come.
My Bestie made this for me once when having lunch at her house. I was a bit resistant to Pea Soup because I had never liked it before. Not wanting to be rude or ungracious (I don’t often get cooked for) I decided to open my mind and give it an honest try.
I was amazed at how good this soup tasted and how easy it is to make! It’s since become a staple at our house and honestly a dish I could eat every week.
As self-professed “Crock Pot Queen” I make mine in a crock pot (or slow cooker) but of course, you could also do stove top as well. My crock pot is quite large so you could cut this recipe in half or thirds if needed.
Easy Peasy – Pea Soup (Organic, Vegan, Gluten Free, Sugar-Free)
- 4 cups of dried organic split peas (rinsed) (yellow for a sweeter taste or green for a fresher taste)
- 8-9 cups of filtered water depending on how thick you like your soup
- 6 crumbled vegan soup cubes (I use this brand because it’s gluten and sugar-free)
In the morning dump it all in the crock pot set to high it normally takes about 4 hours for me. You want the peas to be mushy enough that when you stir it, it looks like it has been pureed. Serve and enjoy!
I hope you fall in love with this simple soup as much as I have!
Peace, Love & Peas