How to Make Vegan Split Pea Soup

An easy one-pot split pea soup, thickened with cauliflower. Hearty, grounding, high protein meal during these colder months.

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How to Make Vegan Split Pea Soup Recipe
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Add diced onions and garlic cloves in coconut oil and sauté. Add some salt to bring out the sweetness of the onions.

Add diced onions and garlic cloves in coconut oil and sauté. Add some salt to bring out the sweetness of the onions.

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After about 4 minutes of sautéing, add carrots and because I had some, I added some celery root. You can also add diced celery at this point, if you'd like.

After about 4 minutes of sautéing, add carrots and because I had some, I added some celery root. You can also add diced celery at this point, if you'd like.

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Add turmeric and cumin, heaping tablespoons are fine.

Add turmeric and cumin, heaping tablespoons are fine.

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Coarsely chop and add cauliflower. In this case today, I had romanesco  This is the key for the creaminess of the soup!

Coarsely chop and add cauliflower. In this case today, I had romanesco This is the key for the creaminess of the soup!

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Add split peas, water and bay leaves and let simmer for approximately 40 minutes.

Add split peas, water and bay leaves and let simmer for approximately 40 minutes.

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Simmer on.

Simmer on.

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After simmering, use an immersion blender straight in the pot - or in my case, transfer batches of the soup into blender and purée.

After simmering, use an immersion blender straight in the pot - or in my case, transfer batches of the soup into blender and purée.

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I enjoy my split pea somewhat chunky so I don't purée it completely. I do purée about 75% of the ingredients.

I enjoy my split pea somewhat chunky so I don't purée it completely. I do purée about 75% of the ingredients.

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high protein, low calorie, completely satisfying and delicious.

high protein, low calorie, completely satisfying and delicious.

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