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Yellow Split Pea Soup

A slight twist on the classic split pea soup, this stick-to-your-ribs yellow split pea soup will warm you on a winter day.

recipe courtesy Canadian Pulse Industry



For 6 Serving(s)


  • 375 ml yellow split peas
  • 750 ml water
  • 625 ml low sodium vegetable broth
  • 15 ml canola oil
  • 125 ml onion, grated
  • 125 ml carrots
  • 250 ml cubed ham
  • 250 ml milk
  • 1/2 ml nutmeg
  • 1/2 ml pepper
  • 1 salt to taste


Cook yellow split peas in water for about 25 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse.

Purée split peas in blender or food processor, adding vegetable broth ½ cup at a time as needed to get puréed texture.

In large stock pot, heat canola oil. Add onions and carrots and sauté until tender. Add ham and sauté until heated through. Add puréed peas to the stock pot, along with milk, any remaining vegetable broth, nutmeg, pepper and salt. Continue to heat until desired temperature is reached.