Hearty Split Pea Soup with Turkey

5 of 5 (2)
member ratings
Create a Recipe Makeover
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 148.2
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.2 mg
  • Sodium: 546.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.5 g
  • Protein: 11.3 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Hearty Split Pea Soup with Turkey calories by ingredient
Submitted by:


This is a fall & winter favourite! The low sodium broth is key. Great source of fibre and protein. This is a fall & winter favourite! The low sodium broth is key. Great source of fibre and protein.
Number of Servings: 6


    5.5 cups water
    2.5 cups dried split peas (no need to presoak)
    0.5 cups onion, finely diced
    1 cup carrot, grated
    5 oz cooked turkey breast meat, diced or shredded
    1 tsp black pepper (to taste)
    0.5 tsp sea salt
    1 tbsp lemon juice
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1 tsp marjoram, fresh if avail, minced
    4 cups vegetable broth, low sodium


Yield: 6 x 1.25-cup servings
Cooking time: 1h45m

Combine water, broth, peas, onion and turkey in a large soup pot over med heat. Bring to a simmer and cover for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Add carrots, pepper, salt, garlic and marjoram to pot and mix well. Simmer uncovered for 45 minutes or until soup starts to thicken. Stir occasionally, reduce heat if soup sticks to bottom. Peas should be soft and tender now.

Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice. Serve immediately. Freezes well!

Veggie version - just omit the turkey!

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TASHTEGO.

Rate This Recipe

Member Ratings For This Recipe

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added a Bay leaf & chicken bouillon to 6 1/2 c. water as I didn't have veggie stock with slightly less onion, garlic & marjoram! My picky DH had 2 bowls! - 12/5/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    This was lovely.Finished the whole pot in one go.Easy to make.Did add 2 potatoes. - 1/1/09

    Reply from TASHTEGO (3/28/09)
    Glad you liked it - I added a whole grated potato when I made it last week too!

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No