Sprouted Split Pea Soup (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Sharon Palmer

You can make an easy, 100% plant-based split pea soup even more healthful by sprouting it. Check out my easy steps for sprouting grains and legumes here. This classic Split Pea Soup recipe is inspired by my husband’s Swedish eating traditions. Split pea soup is a classic recipe in Sweden, where it is eaten weekly as a nutritious, satisfying meal. This Sprouted Split Pea Soup is a simple recipe, just simmered split peas, onions, a few seasonings, and you’re all set. Serve it with a side salad and some crusty bread to make this dish a meal. Try serving this soup with a stripe of yellow mustard after you ladle it into your bowl, as the Swedes do.

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Sprouted Split Pea Soup (Vegan, Gluten-Free)


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  • Author: The Plant-Powered Dietitian
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes (not including sprouting peas)
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Make a classic, plant-based Swedish style split pea soup even more healthful by sprouting the peas first. With only 8 ingredients, this recipe is perfect for a slow cooker or Instant Pot.


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups dry split peas, soaked and germinated
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cube reduced sodium vegetable bullion
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ teaspoon celery salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

Optional:

  • Pinch kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a large pot and cover.  Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium.  Cook for about 1 ½ hours until thickened and tender.

Notes

Instant Pot Directions: Place all ingredients in the container of the Instant Pot. Press “Bean/Chili” setting. Cook according to manufacturer’s directions. Serve immediately.

Slow cooker Directions: Place all ingredients in the container of the Slow cooker. Cook on high for 4-6 hours or on low for 8-12 hours. Cook according to manufacturer’s directions. Serve immediately.

  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: Swedish

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 225
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Sodium: 56 mg
  • Fat: 1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 41 g
  • Fiber: 15 g
  • Protein: 15 g

Keywords: sprouted pea soup, split pea soup

For other delicious, plant-based soup recipes, check out some of my favorites:

Smoky Chili with Sweet Potatoes
French Wild Rice Vegetable Soup
Tortilla Soup
Instant Pot Vegetable Barley Soup

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