• Olive oil 2 tbsp
  • White onion 1/2 large, peeled and finely chopped
  • Garlic 4, peeled and finely grated
  • Salt 1 tsp • 1 kcal
  • Dried rosemary 1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper powder 1/4 tsp
  • Carrots 1 1/2 large, peeled and cut in to small cubes
  • Potatoes 1 large, peeled and cut in to small cubes
  • Dried split peas 1 cup, rinsed in water and drained
  • Celery stick 1 large, roughly chopped
  • Chicken broth 6 cups
  • Fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Ham (optional)
Calories refers to 100 gr of product

Enjoy a hearty bowl of this very healthy soup as a main meal to soothe your senses, satisfy your appetite, and nourish your body! This recipe can easily be turned in to a vegan meal by merely replacing the chicken broth with vegetable broth. That is how versatile this recipe is…
So, slurp on a mouthful of this humble protein rich soup as a quick dinnertime meal and you will definitely sleep like a less worried mother that night!

  • Heat olive oil in a large sauce pan on medium flame.
  • Stir in onion and garlic, and cook it for 1 minute.
  • Add dried rosemary, salt, black pepper powder and sauté the vegetable with spices for 10 minutes or until the onions are soft.
  • Add in carrots, potatoes, and dried split peas, and give the vegetables a nice stir.
  • Now, add the celery to the vegetables, mix well and cook on medium flame for 2 minutes.
  • Cover the sauce pan with a lid and cook the vegetables on a medium flame for 5 minutes while stirring intermittently.
  • Uncover and add chicken broth to the pot.
  • Let the broth boil for a minute, cover the pot and let the split peas soup cook on simmer for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until the split peas are thoroughly cooked while stirring intermittently.
  • You may add a cup or two of water if required to adjust the consistency of the split peas soup.
  • Adjust the seasonings, i.e., salt and black pepper powder.
  • Give the soup a boil and add the lemon juice.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


  • You may replace olive oil with any vegetable oil of your choice.
  • You may use either the green or yellow dried split peas based on your preference.
  • You may also presoak the dried split peas in 2 cups of water over night to reduce the cooking time. If in case you want to cook it faster and did not get time to presoak the peas, try to soak the peas in boiling water for half an hour before you start using peas in the recipe.
  • You may accompany this soup with either a toasted bread slice or vegetable rice to turn it in to a wholesome meal.
  • You may also alternatively, transfer the soup to a pressure cooker from step 7 onwards to reduce the cooking time of this delicious dried split peas soup!