Split Pea Soup

I am a huge fan of soups and split pea is one of my favorites. Below is my recipe for a savory and satisfying split pea soup that will have you licking the bowl and pouring seconds. 

Materials: Skillet, large pot, stirrer, cutting board, knife

Ingredients: Mixed split peas, lentils, olive oil, ½ onion, 2 cloves of garlic, salt, pepper, 3 cups of water, ½ lemon, lemon, parsley, paprika, cumin


  • Boil 3 cups of water
  • Dice ½ onion
  • Dice 2 cloves of garlic
  • Chop parsley


  • Add 1 tspn of salt to boiling water
  • Add 1½ cups of mixed split peas and lentils to boiling water and let boil for 20 min
  • Lower heat until water comes to a simmer
  • Separately, in the skillet add 2 tbspns of olive oil on medium heat
  • Add chopped onions and diced garlic
  • Add a pinch of salt, pepper, paprika, cumin
  • Sauté for 3 min
  • Once split peas have finished boiling, add sautéed mix to soup
  • Serve in a soup bowl and squeeze ¼ of lemon on top
  • Top with chopped parsley   

Try this recipe and tag #ilynsi with a photo so I can see! Comment below and let me know what you think.

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