Vegan Split Pea Soup with Dulse and Kale

Warm up this winter with this satisfying, good-for-you soup packed with greens.

Serves 8

What You Need:

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 white onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 stalks celery, diced
2 carrots, diced
1-1/2 cups dry split peas
2 tablespoons minced thyme
1/4 cup chopped parsley
3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1/2 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon coarse black pepper
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1-1/2 cups finely shredded kale
1/4 cup whole-leaf dulse seaweed, ripped into 1-inch pieces (applewood-smoked preferred)
Fresh parsley, for garnish (optional)
Lemon wedges, for garnish (optional)
Gluten-free or whole-grain bread, for serving (optional) 

What You Do:

  1. In a soup pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook until onion is translucent and golden. Add garlic, celery, and carrots and sauté for a few minutes, stirring constantly. 
  2. Add split peas, vegetable stock, thyme, parsley, nutritional yeast, salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes. Bring to a simmer, cover, and allow to cook for 45 to 50 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. When split peas begin to lose their shape, add kale and dulse. Remove from heat and cover. Allow kale to steam and flavors to settle for 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh parsley and a lemon wedge and serve with your favorite bread.

 

This recipe was originally published in Crazy Sexy Kitchen.

More Recipes

7 Vegan Sandwich-and-Tea Pairings for a Spring Tea Party

Celebrate spring with a delectable afternoon menu of finger sandwiches and tea blends.
Read More »

Raw Mango Basil Sorbet {Recipe}

This light, sophisticated sorbet will impress your friends—even if you’re not an expert in the kitchen.
Read More »

Strawberry-Vanilla French Toast {Recipe}

Aromatic, sweet, crisp, and totally indulgent—this French toast is a weekend brunch must-have.
Read More »

Vegan Savory Waffle with Vegetable Ragout and Cheddar Fondue {Recipe}

Up your brunch game with this bright and colorful waffle.
Read More »

Charred Falafel Burger {Recipe}

Classic falafel is reimagined as a hearty, fragrant burger perfect for picnics and outdoor grilling.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »