October 16

5-ingredient Split Pea Soup

5-ingredient Split Pea Soup

Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Soup
Keyword: gluten-free, high-protein, oil-free, vegan
Servings: 2
Calories: 178kcal
Author: J. Plants


  • 440 g. | 2 cups Split peas dry
  • 200 g. | 1 (7-oz) pack Smoked tofu cubed
  • 1200 ml. | 5 cups Vegetable stock
  • 2 Onions small
  • 4 Carrots sliced


  • Put a large pot over medium-high heat, then add the vegetable stock and the split peas.
  • Bring the stock to a boil and turn the heat down to medium.
  • Cook the split peas for about 40 minutes and don’t cover the pot.
  • Remove the foam produced by the peas and stir occasionally.
  • Add the smoked tofu cubes, carrots and onions to the pot, then bring the heat down to a simmer, cover the pot with a lid, let it simmer for another 20 minutes and make sure to stir occasionally.
  • Turn the heat off and let the soup cool down for 5 minutes.
  • Divide the soup between two bowls, serve with the optional toppings and enjoy!
  • Store the soup in an airtight container in the fridge, and consume within 2 days. Alternatively, store in the freezer for a maximum of 60 days and thaw at room temperature. The soup can be reheated in a pot or the microwave.


If smoked tofu is not locally available, add a few drops of liquid smoke during step 5.
Smoked tofu (soy)
(can be substituted with hempfu)

This dish, and 75 other 5-ingredient high-protein recipes are found in ‘5-Ingredient Plant-Based Cookbook:  86 Easy & Delicious High-Protein Recipes‘.

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