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creamy black eyed peas and alfalfa soup

There are many health benefits of Alfalfa Soup, but how do you prepare it? Here are a few ways to prepare it. First, you need to know what the main ingredients are. This way, you will know whether the ingredients are healthy for your body. You will also know the recipe you will need. After you have the ingredients, you can prepare Alfalfa Soup. Read on for more information!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 5 yield
Calories 156 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 head garlic
  • 175 grams black eyed peas
  • 1 liter water
  • 240 ml 1 cup heavy cream
  • 100 grams parmesan cheese

For topping:

  • a handful alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • almond slices


  • Soak the peas in water for 5-10 minutes until soft.
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Saute the garlic until lightly browned and fragrant. Add the peas and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Add 720 ml water (3 cups) and simmer for a few minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Transfer the peas to a blender. Add the heavy cream and puree the mixture until creamy. Transfer back to the saucepan.
  • Add the remaining water and parmesan. Season with salt and pepper and simmer for 5 minutes or until the parmesan is melted.
  • Meanwhile, place the almond slices and the butter in a microwave-safe dish. Lightly toast the almonds in medium high power for 10 seconds.
  • Top the soup with the alfalfa and toasted almond slices. Sprinkle additional parmesan cheese before serving warm.



If you can't get your hands on fresh alfalfa sprouts, consider using dried ones. They can be added to stir-fries, smoothies, or even as an herbal supplement.
Keyword soup