Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup

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"This is a wonderful, hearty split pea soup. Great for a fall or blustery winter day."
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10 h 30 m servings 310 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 310 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.9g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 19.7 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 255 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. In a large stock pot, cover peas with 2 quarts cold water and soak overnight. If you need a faster method, simmer the peas gently for 2 minutes, and then soak for l hour.
  2. Once peas are soaked, add ham bone, onion, salt, pepper and marjoram. Cover, bring to boil and then simmer for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove bone; cut off meat, dice and return meat to soup. Add celery, carrots and potatoes. Cook slowly, uncovered for 30 to 40 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.


  1. 947 Ratings

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Wonderful soup as is. However, I have made a few changes to "kick it up, a notch". I have added a bay leaf, a couple cloves of garlic, and a pinch of thyme. Instead of the ham bone, I used a ham...

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Tasted great in the end but... I followed this recipe literally instead of following my gut. Normally I would make the stock separate and skim off the impurities. I didn't and it foamed up and...

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Wonderful soup as is. However, I have made a few changes to "kick it up, a notch". I have added a bay leaf, a couple cloves of garlic, and a pinch of thyme. Instead of the ham bone, I used a ham...

I used this recipe as a base for my own creation. This was simply the best soup I have ever made. I did boil the ham hock in chicken broth instead of water for 1 hour ahead of time. Then I add...

This recipe is great and can be tweeked to your own preference. I threw all the ingredients into a crock pot, didn't rinse the peas and threw the ham bone in with all the meat on. I cooked it on...

the reason you pre-soak the peas and i keep changing the water ,, is the less gas you have, and that always better... this soup is great ,, ive been making this for years and always use stock (...

Very nice soup. One thing I changed in the recipe was the ham bone. I boiled the bone by itself for 1 1/2 hours before adding the rest of the ingredients. It added alot of flavour. Next time I m...

This is the best split pea soup recipe! I've made it three times, and am making it again right now with the ham bone left over from Easter dinner. I don't soak the peas overnight (like my mom ...

Outstanding! After reading a few reviews I tossed the following into a crock pot: 1 1-lb bag split peas, 2 quarts chicken stock, 1 ham bone, 2 cups cubed ham, 2 cups carrots, 1 diced potato, 1 d...

Very easy and filling! I used about 1 1/2 cups chopped ham instead of the ham bone.

Delicious! and I hate peas. I followed exactly as written, but I like a little more salt & pepper. I had to thin it out a bit the next day with some milk. It has been mentioned before, but the...

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