Hearty Vegan Split Pea Soup

Step 1

Fill a Dutch Oven or heavy pot with 8 cups of water. Pour in 2 cups of dried split peas. Turn the heat to high and let come to a boil. Once it starts to boil, turn down to simmer and skim the top of all white foam. Turn to simmer at this point.

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