Vegetarian Pea Soup

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 7 hours


8 servings (2 quarts)

Updated: Nov. 23, 2022
I combined several online recipes to make my own version of this soup. It was a real favorite when I was a vegetarian for health reasons. Even my meat-loving husband asked for seconds! —Corrie Gamache, Palmyra, Virginia
Vegetarian Pea Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (16 ounces) dried green split peas, rinsed
  • 1 medium leek (white portion only), chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 cartons (32 ounces each) reduced-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf


  1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine all ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until peas are tender. Discard bay leaf. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 248 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 702mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 16g fiber), 15g protein.

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