Split Pea Soup Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Split Pea Soup.


There are 158 calories in Split Pea Soup.


Nutrition Facts
Split Pea Soup
Serving Size:


serving 1 cup (259 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 25
Calories 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2.8 grams

Saturated Fat 1.4 grams

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 1 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 870 milligrams

Potassium 184 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 26 grams

Dietary Fiber 4.9 grams

Sugars 8.3 grams
Protein 8.3 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Soups / Chilis / Stews (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 160 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 43 minutes
Running (6mph) 15 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 22 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Why do they call it split pea soup?

Why do they call it split pea soup? Split pea soup is made from dried split peas so it is named after the main ingredient. Split peas are called such because of the process used to preserve them. They are peeled, dried, and split.

Is Split Pea Soup healthy?

Split pea soup is very healthy – it has 27 grams of protein and 18 grams of fiber in just one serving. And since my goal is at least 25 grams of fiber per day, this soup is an easy way to get there. Split peas are a great source of folate, iron, and potassium.

Is there a difference between split pea soup and pea soup?

A recipe for “pea soup” from 1905 is made with split peas, salt pork and cold roast beef. The soup is strained through a sieve to achieve the desired texture. “Split Pea Soup” is a slightly thinner soup with visible peas and pieces of ham, especially popular in the Northeast, the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest.

What are split peas made from?

Split peas are a member of the legume family, as are lentils. However, split peas are an actual field pea that is dried. Once dried, the outer skin of the pea is removed and the pea is split in half. Lentils, on the other hand, are the seeds found in the pods of a small annual plant.

What is the difference between split peas and peas?

Green split peas are identical to green peas. The difference lies in how they are processed. Both are the seeds of Pisum Sativum. To make a split pea, the green pea is peeled and dried.

Do split peas cause gas?

Fresh or frozen green peas should not cause buildup of gas unless you happen to have a specific sensitivity to peas. However, when peas are dried (also called split peas) and used in soups, they are well-known for causing gas. This also happens with other dried legumes (dried peas, beans, lentils and soya).

Do split peas taste like peas?

What do split peas taste like? A lot like sweet green peas! They have that sweet flavor and creamy texture that makes peas a family favorite.

Are split peas and frozen peas the same?

Split peas, are simply dried green peas that have had their outer membranes removed. Before refrigeration, drying was a great way to preserve peas for use in winter, but now that frozen green peas are sold just about anywhere I started to wonder if making split-pea soup from dried peas still made sense.