What Is an Easy Split Pea Soup Recipe?

What Is an Easy Split Pea Soup Recipe?

An easy split pea soup can be made by frying some onions, herbs, salt and ground black pepper together, before adding vegetables and the split peas, and simmering in chicken stock for approximately 40 minutes. Stirring the soup often prevents any ingredients from sticking to the bottom of the pot.

Split Pea Soup

This simple split pea soup recipe is healthy, nutritious and tasty:

Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: 1 hr. 30 min.

Ready In: 1 hr. 40 min.


  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • A glug of good olive oil
  • Half a teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 to 4 carrots
  • 3 small potatoes
  • 1 lb. of dried split-peas
  • 8 cups of chicken stock
  • 1 onion
  1. Caramelize the onions
  2. Start by heating some oil in a pot, then fry the onion and garlic with the oregano and salt until the onions are caramelized. This should take approximately 10 minutes.

  3. Add the remaining vegetables and stock
  4. Add the potatoes and carrots, which should be fairly finely diced, to the pot. Also add the split peas and the chicken stock, before bringing to the boil for a few minutes.

  5. Simmer the soup
  6. Keep the soup at a simmer for approximately 40 minutes, making sure to stir frequently. Serve while still piping hot with warm bread rolls.

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