FoodBeat the chill: 15-minute pea soup recipe for a delicious, quick and nutritious warm-up

Beat the chill: 15‑minute pea soup recipe for a delicious, quick and nutritious warm-up

All you need is a can of green peas. In fifteen minutes, you can whip up a hearty soup for a cold day.
All you need is a can of green peas. In fifteen minutes, you can whip up a hearty soup for a cold day.
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12:14 PM EST, January 28, 2024, updated: 4:44 AM EST, March 7, 2024

Sometimes, your closed kitchen cabinet can hide unexpected taste treasures. A can of green peas is all you need to create a remarkable, nutritious soup in a matter of minutes. Regardless of your rush or disinclination for extended cooking, this soup recipe is perfect for anyone seeking palate-pleasing flavors. Here's how to quickly whip up a delightful dish for a cold day.

When the refrigerator is empty and time is pressing, it's worth reverting to basics. A can of green peas is the secret to creating an impressive hasty soup. With additional ingredients like vegetables, spices, and processed cheese, we achieve not only a rich flavor but also a healthy dose of protein from peas. This is a straightforward soup recipe that will amaze you with its rapid preparation and bold taste.

Green Pea Soup Recipe

A chilly day is an ideal time for a warming soup. If time isn't on your side for extensive cooking, experiment with this pea soup recipe. In just 15 minutes, you'll have a tasty and nutritious meal.


  • 1 can of peas
  • 2.6 quarts of water
  • 7 ounces of processed cheese
  • 3 potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • optional: vermicelli pasta
  • 1 teaspoon of granulated garlic
  • fresh chives
  • salt
  • pepper.


  1. Peel and dice the onion. Grate the carrot using a fine grater.
  2. Heat the oil in a pot, add the onions and carrots, and sauté briefly over medium heat.
  3. Once the vegetables are tender, add about 2.6 quarts of water, cover the pot, and bring to a boil.
  4. Meanwhile, cube the potatoes and add them to the pot.
  5. After 10 minutes, stir in the processed cheese until it melts.
  6. Add the peas once the potatoes are soft. Season with garlic, salt, and pepper and cook for a few more minutes.
  7. Finished! If you'd like, add pasta during the last 3-4 minutes of cooking.


  • For a more aromatic soup, add 1 teaspoon of dried marjoram or thyme.
  • Add fresh chives at the end of cooking if you have them.
  • You can also serve the soup with your favorite vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, or leek.

This soup is not only a quick lunchtime option but also a true taste sensation. Discover how easy and fast it is to prepare homemade soup that will comfort you on cold days. Bon appétit!

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