Cannabis Vegan Split Pea Soup

AvatarBy cannabisqueen  

December 19, 2016

Vegan Split Pea Soup is the perfect healthy and relaxing meal for a cold winter day...Happy Winter Solstice!

Ingredients

5 cups organic vegetable broth

4-5 cups water (whatever amount your slow cooker can hold)

4 cups dried split peas (rinsed)

2 large carrots (chopped into bite-size pieces)

1 tablespoon cannabis-infused extra virgin olive oil

1 large white onion (finely diced)

2 garlic cloves (finely minced)

3-4 tablespoons white miso paste

3 tablespoons cannabis-infused coconut oil

1 teaspoon dried thyme

2 bay leaves

1 teaspoon salt (more to taste)

½ teaspoon black pepper (more to taste)

Optional garnishes: fresh thyme, bread

Directions

1First you want to thoroughly wash the carrots and rinse the dried split peas in a fine mesh strainer.

2Allow the peas to drain in your sink.

3Next, chop the carrots, dice up the onion and finely mince the garlic.

4Throw the carrots into your slow cooker.

5In a large skillet, heat up 1 tablespoon of ( cannabis-infused olive oil - see our recipe ) over medium heat.

6Once the oil is hot, add the diced onions and allow the onions to cook for roughly 3 minutes.

7Next toss in the minced garlic and proceed to cook the onion and garlic combo for 2 more minutes, or until the onions

8are translucent and the garlic becomes fragrant.

9Now remove the onions and garlic from the heat and toss them into your crock pot containing the chopped carrots.

10After that proceed to add the rinsed and drained split peas to your slow cooker.

11Now You want to season the veggies with salt, black pepper and dried thyme, and then add in both the ( cannabis-infused coconut oil- see our recipe ) and miso paste.

12Go ahead and toss the vegetables to ensure everything is mixed well and thoroughly coated.

13Finally you will pour in the vegetable broth and water, toss in the 2 bay leaves, and give the soup one final stir.

14Turn your slow cooker on high and cook the soup for 4-6 hours with the lid on. Don’t forget to mix the soup throughout the cooking process.

15After 4-6 hours, turn off your crock-pot and allow the soup to cool a few minutes.

16Remove the 2 bay leaves, no one wants to eat those.

17For serving you will ladle your soup into bowls and top with a fresh sprig of thyme, or a piece of your favorite bread.

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