Split Pea Soup With Fresh Peas and Potatoes

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This recipe is from Feeding the Whole Family, a fabulous cookbook, endlessly inspiring. Even picky pre-schoolers have been known to request it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute chopped onion in oil until they begin to soften.
  2. Add celery, carrot, potatoes, cumin, and pepper; saute 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add split peas, water, and bay leaf.
  4. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  5. Add remaining ingredients; stir. Cook for a few more minutes until peas are tender. Enjoy!


Most Helpful

easy and delicious. Will make again.

Nado2003 August 11, 2014

I must agree with the last reviewer, this is a lovely soup, we really like soup in our home we have it almost every day, so I now have another one to add to the collection. I have made split pea soup many times but not with the addition of veg or cumin and it can be heavy in your tum but this was very light and fresh, I did cook it a bit longer the split peas were still not soft enough for me but that is my taste. I could not fault this recipe very very good total comfort food. Thanks for a keeper. Made for PAC spring 2009

Tea Jenny April 11, 2009

This is a lovely recipe. The usual split pea soup sometimes tastes and feels like it's going to land with a lump in your stomach. This one is filling but fresh. Thanks for posting.

Elisabetta47 February 14, 2009

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