Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Split Pea Soup in the #InstantPot #Vegan

Love my Instant Pot SO MUCH!

I had a hankerin' for split pea soup, so I hauled out the Pot and got to it. Here's how I made it. You make it the way you like it.

Split Pea Soup in the Instant Pot

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • chopped celery
  • thinly sliced carrots
  • pearl onions
  • smoked paprika
  • 1 cup dried split peas
  • 4 cups vegetable bouillon
  • bay leaf
  • herbs to taste 

I can't remember what herb blend I used, or if I just tossed in some thyme.

ANYWAY, turn the Pot to Saute and put in the vegetables (not the peas) and paprika and cook until the vegetables are a little tender: a few minutes. Press Cancel. Add the rest of the ingredients.

Put the lid on the pot and set the cock to seal. Press the Manual Button and select--Well, the recipe said 8 minutes, I did 10 minutes and some of the peas were still a bit crunchy, so next time I'll do 15.

Let the pressure come down by itself for 10 minutes, then vent it manually.

The soup will be a little thin at first (my husband, who likes broth, said it was thick), but it thickens as it cools. If you like your pea soup really thick, make it a day ahead of time.

I'm posting at my blog today about the tamales I made in my Instant Pot. NOT vegetarian, but could have been.

Marian Allen, Author Lady
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1 comment:

Cerebrations.biz said...

Never tried to make soup in an instant pot. I just cook mine (vegetables, water, condiments, no bouillon) for hours on low...