Canned Split Pea Soup

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Split Pea Soup

Canned Split Pea Soup

5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Pressure Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 3 hrs
Course Appetizers & Starters, Soups, Stews & Chilis
Cuisine American
Diet Vegetarian
Servings 4 Quarts
Calories 826 kcal


  • 2 pounds yellow split peas dried
  • 4 quarts water
  • 8 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 cup onions chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons coriander ground
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar optional


  • In a large stockpot, bring the split peas and water to a boil.
  • Simmer gently, covered for about 1 hour or until peas have softened.
  • Skim foam from the top of the soup as it cooks. Stir in remaining ingredients and continue to simmer for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Check consistency and if necessary, thin with water.
  • Ladle into jars leaving 1 inch of headspace: Cap and seal.
  • Place in canner with 2 to 3 inches of hot water.
  • Pressure cook for 1 hour and 30 minutes on High. Once done, allow pressure to come down naturally before opening the cooker.


Calories: 826kcalCarbohydrates: 149gProtein: 57gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 3575mgPotassium: 2393mgFiber: 59gSugar: 24gVitamin A: 559IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 186mgIron: 11mg
Food Group Vegetables
Keyword Easy, Fall, Healthy
Cooking Method Canning
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