Vegan Split Pea and Sweet Potato Soup

The brisk fall air makes many people want to warm up with steaming soup. This Thanksgiving, add some warmth to your holiday with this Vegan Split Pea and Sweet Potato Soup. It’s an instant hit!

Split Pea and Sweet Potato Soup

Split Pea and Sweet Potato Soup

Split Pea and Sweet Potato Soup

Serves: 8
Preparation Time: 20 Mins
Cooking Time: 1.5 Hours


  • 8 1/2 cups water
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 2 cups dried yellow split peas
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup toasted pumpkin seeds


 1.Bring 1/2 cup water to simmer in a large saucepot over medium-high heat.

2. Add onion and cook about 5 minutes or until translucent.

3 .Stir in ginger and cook 1 minute, stirring.

4. Add remaining 8 cups water, peas and sweet potato cubes and bring to a boil.

5. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and simmer for 1 hour.

6.Uncover and continue to simmer 15 minutes.

7. Carefully purée soup with a hand held immersion blender or in batches in a food processor until smooth and creamy.

8. Garnish with pumpkin seeds.

This recipe and delicious ingredients can be found at Whole Foods Market.

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