Vegan Black eyed pea soup

Vegan Black eyed pea soup

Indulge in the wholesome goodness of our delectable Vegan Black-Eyed Pea Soup, a robust and nutritious dish that seamlessly blends hearty black-eyed peas with an array of vibrant vegetables and aromatic spices. Perfect for both chilly evenings and health-conscious palates, this soup offers a symphony of flavors that will leave you satiated and invigorated.

Ingredients and Preparation: To commence this culinary journey, gather 1 cup of dried black-eyed peas, soaked overnight for optimal tenderness. In a large pot, sauté a meticulously chopped onion and garlic in a tablespoon of premium olive oil until they achieve a delightful translucence. The vegetable medley, comprising diced carrots, celery, and bell pepper, follows suit, creating a colorful canvas of freshness. Introduce a can of diced tomatoes, six cups of rich vegetable broth, and a harmonious blend of smoked paprika, cumin, thyme, salt, and pepper, elevating the soup’s depth of flavor. A solitary bay leaf imparts a subtle, earthy essence to the simmering concoction.

Simmering Perfection: Allow the soup to gracefully simmer for 45-50 minutes, allowing the black-eyed peas to absorb the rich medley of flavors and attain a delectable tenderness. The kitchen will soon be filled with the enticing aroma of this savory creation. As a final touch, add two cups of nutrient-packed kale or spinach, infusing the soup with vibrant greens that contribute both texture and health benefits. The inclusion of these leafy wonders ensures a visually appealing presentation while enhancing the soup’s nutritional profile.

Finishing Touches: Elevate your Vegan Black-Eyed Pea Soup with a burst of citrusy freshness. Squeeze the juice of a lemon into the pot, providing a zesty counterpoint to the robust flavors. Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed to achieve a perfect balance, transforming this dish into a culinary masterpiece.

Presentation and Serving: Serve the soup piping hot, allowing its enticing aroma to whet your appetite. Consider garnishing each bowl with a sprinkle of fresh parsley, not only for an aesthetic touch but also to introduce a hint of herbaceous brightness. This meticulously crafted Vegan Black-Eyed Pea Soup is not just a meal; it’s an experience, satisfying your senses and promoting a wholesome, plant-based lifestyle.

Embrace the nourishing embrace of our Vegan Black-Eyed Pea Soup, a symphony of flavors and textures that redefine plant-based gastronomy. With every spoonful, savor the wholesome goodness that this culinary creation promises—delicious, nutritious, and undeniably satisfying.

Vegan Black eyed pea soup


  • 1 cup dried black-eyed peas, soaked overnight and drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced (any color)
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups kale or spinach, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, sautéing until softened.
  2. Add the diced carrots, celery, and bell pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes until the vegetables start to soften.
  3. Add the soaked and drained black-eyed peas to the pot, along with the diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, smoked paprika, cumin, thyme, salt, pepper, and bay leaf. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for about 45-50 minutes or until the black-eyed peas are tender.
  4. Add the chopped kale or spinach to the soup and simmer for an additional 5 minutes until the greens are wilted.
  5. Remove the bay leaf and stir in the lemon juice. Adjust the seasoning if necessary.
  6. Serve the soup hot, garnished with fresh parsley if desired.