Chef AJ's sweet potato and split pea soup

Main Courses / Soups

Thanks to Chef AJ for providing this amazing recipe for vegan chili. Learn more about Chef AJ and healthy cooking at


One pound yellow split peas
One large onion, chopped
One pound carrots, sliced
One celery heart, sliced
2 large sweet potatoes, cubed
8 cups boiling water
6­–8 cloves garlic, pressed
4 teaspoons dried parsley
1–2 Tablespoons salt­free seasoning*
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 bay leaf


Place all ingredients in an Intantpot Electric Pressure Cooker. Cook on high for 8 minutes.

*My favorite is Benson’s Table Tasty available at the Pasadena (California) Farmer’s Market or at

To get $50 off the Instantpot go to and use code AJ.


photo courtesy of Healthy Girls Kitchen