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Crock Pot Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

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Crock Pot Vegetarian Split Pea Soup
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Need a meat-free split pea soup recipe? Although many split pea soup recipes use ham for added flavor, this vegetarian and vegan split pea soup packs in the spices, including thyme, sage and bay leaves for a lower fat and cholesterol version of classic split pea soup. As an added bonus, with all those herbs and spices, you'll find that you need very little salt to add the flavor, making this a good choice for those on a low-salt or reduced-salt diet too.

Soup is always an easy choice to make in a crockpot. With no added oil, this soup is fat-free and very low-calorie, with less than 250 calories per serving.

Scroll down for more split pea soup and vegetarian soup recipes to try.


  • 2 cups green split peas
  • 8 cups water or vegetable broth
  • 3 vegetarian bouillon cubes
  • 2 potatoes, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped (optional)
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sage
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 3 bay leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste


Combine all ingredients in a crock pot or slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for at least 4 hours, or until peas are soft.

Remove bay leaves before serving and adjust seasonings to taste. 

Makes 8 servings of soup.

Nutritional information, per serving (from Calorie Count):
Calories: 224
Total Fat: 1.0g, Trans Fat: 0.0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 59mg
Total Carbohydrates: 41.8g
Dietary Fiber: 14.7g
Protein: 13.7g
Vitamin A 53%, Vitamin C 23%, Calcium 6%, Iron 16%

Like vegetable soup? See also: Vegetable soup, seven ways

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 5 out of 5
Delicious soup!, Guest Charles

This is very, very good ! We topped it with grated parmesan -- extra protein, extra taste. This is the first recipe I've used from this website. I'll be back for more. Changes to the published recipe, for tonight's dinner: 1. No potatoes 2. Mixture of lentils and split peas, 50/50 3. Fry chopped onions before adding to soup 4. Heat soup to boiling before adding to crock pot. Two hours of cooking in crock pot is enough, if you do that.

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