Mustard Greens-Sweet Potato Yellow Split Pea Soup

Yellow Split Pea Soup

2 tbsp Olive Oil

1 large onion – chopped

4 clove garlic – minced

2 t cumin

2 c dried yellow split peas

5 c water

4 c chicken or vegetable broth

3 ripe plum tomatoes – seeded, peeled, diced

1 med. Sweet Potato – peeled and cubed

½ pound Mustard greens – coarsely chopped

Heat olive oil over medium heat, add onion, cook 4 to 5 minutes, until onion is soft. Add garlic and cumin, cook one minute more. Add split peas, water and broth, bring to a boil, reduce to simmer, cook about 1 hour until peas have broken down.

Add tomatoes, sweet potatoes and mustard greens, simmer until vegetables are tender – approx. 25 minutes. Season as desired with salt and pepper.


About Anna K Amendolare

Anna, of aka design, is a web designer and digital marketer. She contributes recipes via, manages all of the email marketing for HH, and serves as webmaster for Hometown Harvest. When she is not in front of her computer, she enjoys baking, craft beer, and spinning & cycling to burn off those calories.

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