Split Pea Soup

Hearty and thick, this soup gets its satisfying ham flavor from a ham bone. If you don’t have a ham bone, substitute 3/4 cup diced ham. Add diced ham to the soup for the last 15 minutes of cooking time.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 2 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups dried split peas
  • 1 ham bone
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 large russet potato, peeled and diced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place water, split peas, and ham bone in a large stockpot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Add carrots, celery, onion and potato and simmer for 1 hour more.
  • Remove ham bone from soup and stir in salt and pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups dried split peas
  • 1 ham bone
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 large russet potato, peeled and diced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place water, split peas, and ham bone in a large stockpot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Add carrots, celery, onion and potato and simmer for 1 hour more.
  • Remove ham bone from soup and stir in salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories490
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium370mg
Total Carbohydrate70g
Dietary Fiber11g
Sugars6g
Protein33g