Pease Porridge Recipe

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Deb Modified: May 11, 2022
Pease Porridge Recipe

How To Make Pease Porridge

Whip up a thick and dense British dish in this pease porridge recipe! Boiled peas, carrots, and celery are mashed for a healthy and buttery bite.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 10 minutes
Soak Time: 1 day
Total: 1 day 1 hour 20 minutes



  • 1lbyellow split peas
  • 2large carrots,cut in half
  • ½large onion,pealed
  • 2celery stalks,cut in half
  • 2bay leaves
  • 2ozunsalted butter
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspblack pepper


  1. Add peas to a large bowl and cover with water and soak overnight.

  2. The next day, drain the peas and add to a large soup pan and add 4 cups of water, carrots, onion, celery and bay leaves.

  3. Bring to a boil and simmer uncovered for 45 minutes, or until most of the liquid has evaporated and the peas mash easily. Turn off the heat and mash, leave a few peas for texture.

  4. Stir in butter, salt and pepper, taste for seasoning and adjust to taste.

  5. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 263.82kcal
  • Fat: 6.49g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.75g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.64g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.21g
  • Fiber: 15.34g
  • Sugar: 5.93g
  • Protein: 13.93g
  • Cholesterol: 15.24mg
  • Sodium: 175.47mg
  • Calcium: 36.52mg
  • Potassium: 567.65mg
  • Iron: 2.90mg
  • Vitamin A: 205.43µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.16mg
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