Easy split pea soup just vegetables

There is no ham in this soup. I’m not against it, but I really do like split pea soup that is just vegetables.

This soup can cook in a little over an hour. You can soak the peas overnight, if you like, but it is not required. The theory is that it will save some cooking time. I generally don’t bother with soaking the peas. I do rinse and sort them.

Once the soup is on you can almost forget about it. Check in periodically to stir and ensure it doesn’t burn to the bottom of the pot.

This makes a healthy dinner or weekend lunch. Expect 4-6 servings.

Vegan split pea soup

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 60 mins
Yields: 4


  • 1 pound green split peas, rinsed and sorted
  • 8 cups of water
  • 1/2 cup of onion, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, chopped
  • 1 Yukon gold potato, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of carrot greens, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of oregano


  1. Place all ingredients in soup pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Allow soup to continue at a medium boil for 60 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Carrie is the author of the Wise Taste food blog.

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