Split Pea and Rice Soup

Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Posted for Zaar World Tour. Recipe is from Sundays at Moosewood.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse the peas.
  2. Put them in a soup pot with 3 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 45-60 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, saute the onions and garlic in olive oil until onions are translucent.
  5. Mix in the spices and saute for 5-10 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent burning. Set aside.
  6. When peas are cooked, stir in the onion mixture along with the stock.
  7. Add the lemon juice and cooked rice and season with salt and pepper.
  8. Stir in the parsley and gently reheat.


Most Helpful

Well I ate almost the whole pot by myself >.< This was quick and easy to throw together. The spice mixture was perfect. Cardamom can be touchy, but it works very well here. I did have to add more rice to mine. I also threw in some chopped carrots as I like a thicker soup. Yum!

Nikoma September 05, 2011

This is the BEST split pea soup i have ever made ! dh and i almost ate it all tonight ! the spices give a wonderful taste. now that i am reading the ingredient list, i realize that i forgot the parsley. Thank you ! i will make this again !

Elodie January 29, 2007

I made this for my DS as a take-home meal, I only used a pinch of cardamom as I wasn't sure how it would be, I have never added in cardamom to pea soup before, this soup is really good! thanks Bunny Mom...Kitten:)

Kittencal@recipezazz August 09, 2006

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