Moosewood Golden Split Pea and Sweet Potato Soup

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Marysdottir

I wanted to save this before I tried it. It is a bit different from the other Moosewood Golden Split Pea Sweet Potato Soup already posted on Zaar. This came from a January 1992 Bon Appetit article on the Moosewood Restaurant.

Top Review by Suse40

This is like a wonderful soup posted on Whole Foods, but has the lime and yogurt garnish, which I though made this soup extra special. They also suggest toasted pumpkin seeds, shelled, for garnish. I used an immersion blender, which made a perfect consistency. Great color!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium high heat. Add onion and jalapeno and saute until tender, about 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in ginger and next 4 ingredients and cook 1 minute.
  3. Mix in 7 cups water, sweet potatoes and split peas.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer about 1.5 hours until potatoes and peas are very tender.
  5. Whisk soup vigorously for a smoother texture and thin with additional water if needed.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Top each serving with a tablespoon of yogurt, a lime slice and some cilantro to serve.

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