Hearty Split Pea Sausage & Sweet Potato Soup

Published on Nov 10, 2014
Updated on Nov 27, 2018

Hearty Split Pea Sausage & Sweet Potato Soup // Tried and Tasty

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Hearty Split Pea Sausage & Sweet Potato Soup

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hearty Split Pea Sausage & Sweet Potato Soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 380 kcal
Author: Yvonne

This Hearty Split Pea Sausage & Sweet Potato Soup is sure to warm your belly with wholesome goodness!

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Ingredients

  • 1 med. onion diced
  • 4 med. carrots sliced
  • 4 celery stalks sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 med. sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 c. dried yellow split peas picked over and rinsed
  • 1 14 oz link Turkey Polska Keilbasa, sliced in to coins
  • 2 32 oz. cartons chicken broth (could sub with veggie broth)
  • 1 tbsp. curry powder
  • 1 tbsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • Salt to taste optional

Instructions

  1. In a slow cooker, add your onions, carrots, celery, garlic, sweet potatoes, and split peas. Cover with broth. Add your spices. Cook on high 4-6 hours until sweet potatoes are tender & soup reaches a thick consistency. If needed, cook an additional hour.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen

Nutrition Facts
Hearty Split Pea Sausage & Sweet Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sodium 903mg 38%
Potassium 1406mg 40%
Total Carbohydrates 68g 23%
Dietary Fiber 25g 100%
Sugars 10g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 199.4%
Vitamin C 27.3%
Calcium 12.2%
Iron 37%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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20 comments about “Hearty Split Pea Sausage & Sweet Potato Soup

  1. Heather

    It doesn’t say in the directions when to add the sausage-I’m guessing its when you add all the other ingredients, but just making sure

  2. Jefflyn Farris

    I would substitute mild, sweet Italian sausage and change the seasonings to basil, savory and toasted fennel seeds.

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