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spooky split pea soup

Spooky Split Pea Soup

  • Author: Joanie Simon
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 8 - 10 servings 1x


A spooky take on an easy split pea soup



  • 1 lb split peas
  • 1 potato
  • 1 onion
  • 1 Tbs Better Than Bouillon (chicken or vegetable)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 2 loves garlic
  • 6 cups water
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 cup peas defrosted frozen
  • 1 cup spinach
  • sour cream, bacon bits, corn and peas for garnish


  1. Place peas, potato, onion, bouillon, salt, vinegar, garlic, and water into a pressure cooker and cook on high for 10 minutes. *if cooking on a stovetop, soak the peas overnight then combine aforementioned ingredients into a soup pot and cook over a medium to medium low heat (simmer) for 30 to 45 minutes until the peas are tender.
  2. After the cooking, add in spinach and 1 cup peas into the soup and blend until smooth with a standard blender or imersion blender. May require to be processed in batches if using a standard blender.
  3. Add more salt to taste.
  4. Serve topped with sour cream, bacon, corn and peas.
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: American