Quebec yellow split pea soup

serves 4-6



1 Cup Yellow split peas (wash according to package directions)

1 Medium onion Chopped

2 Tablespoons olive oil

1 Celery root (bulb only skin removed, chopped or sub 3 celery stalks)

1 Large carrot or 3 small carrots, diced

1 Teaspoon thyme

5 Cups of vegetable broth


  1. Place olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Once the oil is hot add chopped onions
  3. Sautee 3 minutes until translucent.
  4. Add remaining ingredients.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low
  7. Cook until yellow split peas are soft (approximately 15-20 minutes)
  8.  Remove 1 cup of cooked split peas mix and set aside.
  9. Transfer the remaining soup to a blender and blend until desired texture is reached.
  10. Return 1 cup of non pureed mix to soup and serve hot.




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