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Turkish Split Pea and Vegetable Soup

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.

Hey people! How goes it? Happy weekend, what have you been doing? We have had a lovely time. Friday I went out with some old colleagues which was fun and then yesterday we recovered from hangovers and then went to feed Will’s sister’s cats. Only one of her cats likes strangers but we got a good cuddle with her, she is beautiful.

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.

Then last night we went out for dinner with some friends to THE BEST Chinese restaurant I’ve ever been to. If you live in London you must go to Silk Road in Camberwell. The food is just incredible. And I don’t even like Chinese food. You know how often when you eat Chinese takeaway it all essentially tastes the same, like just grease and fat? But the food at Silk Road all tastes so full of flavour and freshness. Go go go!

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.

We ate cucumber salad, garlic pak choi, home style aubergine and cabbage, double cooked pork, lamb skewers, shrimp and beef dumplings and chicken and noodle soup. SO GOOD!

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.

Now, this soup. We actually made this soup quite a while ago because British summer is predictably rubbish and it can be soup season any time here. But now that we’re getting into autumn it seemed like the perfect time to share this Turkish split pea and vegetable soup.

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.

What’s great about this soup is that it’s so healthy. There’s so much veg in there and the addition of split peas makes it a perfectly filling meal all on its own. We love it served with a dollop of yoghurt, some crusty bread and a sprinkling of chopped parsley.

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.
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Turkish Split Pea and Vegetable Soup

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.

Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Turkish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 395 kcal
Author Amy

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Paste
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 200 g Split Peas
  • 1.2 litres Vegetable Stock
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 Carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 Aubergine chopped
  • 2 small Potatoes chopped
  • 1 head Broccoli chopped in to florrets
  • 2 tbsp Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • Bunch Roughly Chopped Flat-Leaf Parsley to serve
  • Greek Yoghurt to serve
  • Bread to serve

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and fry for 5-10 minutes until soft. Add the tomato puree, chilli paste and cumin. Give everything a good stir.

  2. Add the split peas and stir everything together until coated. Pour in the stock and add a sprinkling of salt and pepper. Bring to the boil and cook for 20 minutes. Add the potatoes, carrots and aubergine and continue cooking for another 20 minutes.

  3. Chuck in the broccoli and cook for another 10 minutes until everything is softened. Squeeze in the lemon juice. Serve topped with a scoop of Greek yoghurt and chopped parsley.

This Turkish split pea and vegetable soup is so warming and filled with healthy ingredients to make a tasty autumn meal perfect for the cooler weather.

WONDERING WHAT TO DO WITH THE LEFTOVER INGREDIENTS YOU’VE GOT FROM MAKING THIS TURKISH SPLIT PEA AND VEGETABLE SOUP?

If you’re anything like me then you’re always looking for ways to save money and avoid food waste so I want to make sure you’ve get plenty of ideas on how to use up any ingredients that are leftover from my recipes!

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8 Comments

  • Reply
    Natalie
    11/09/2017 at 9:52 AM

    This soup looks sooo good. So perfect for upcoming Fall rainy weather. I can’t wait to try this.

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    Corina Blum
    11/09/2017 at 10:11 AM

    Oh yummy, the weather is definitely not good at the moment and this is certainly the right type of soup to warm you up!

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    Danielle
    11/09/2017 at 10:28 AM

    This looks like such a filling and comforting soup. The perfect thing for an autumn pick me up!

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    Kristina
    11/09/2017 at 1:33 PM

    it’s soup season all the time here too – mainly just because I love soup, ha! 😉 this one will be dinner soon – thanks for the recipe!

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    Lisa Bynum
    11/09/2017 at 2:36 PM

    You description of your meal at the Chinese restaurant made me jealous. We only have the kind you describe where everything tastes the same! I’m starting to switch gears from salad to soup now. I love that this one has veggies in it!

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