5 from 4 votes
Split Pea Soup Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs
Total Time
4 hrs 15 mins
 
Split pea soup is an easy recipe to make using leftover ham.  This hearty recipe is made with split peas, ham, spices and other healthy vegetables.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot, ham
Servings: 8 Bowls
Calories: 170 kcal
Ingredients
  • 14 oz package of green split peas
  • 3 quarts water
  • 1 small ham shank
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/3 tsp pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
Instructions
  1. Chop the celery, carrots and onions
  2. Place all of the ingredients into a large pot
  3. Simmer the ingredients for 90 minutes
  4. Remove the ham shank and cut the meat from the bone
  5. Put the meat back into the pot and stir
  6. Continue simmering for an additional 2 - 2 1/2 hours or until the soup reaches your desired thickness