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Split Pea Soup Recipe

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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot, fall, vegetables, Winter
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 244kcal

Ingredients

  • 14 oz green split peas
  • 3 quarts water
  • 1 small ham shank
  • 1 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 carrots chopped
  • 1 cup celery chopped

Instructions

On The Stove

  • Chop the celery, carrots and onions
  • Place all of the ingredients into a large pot
  • Simmer the ingredients for 90 minutes
  • Remove the ham shank and cut the meat from the bone
  • Put the meat back into the pot and stir
  • Continue simmering for an additional 2 - 2 1/2 hours or until the soup reaches your desired thickness

In A Crock Pot

  • Put ingredients in the crock pot
  • Place the ham bone in last
  • Cook on low for 5-6 hours
  • Cut ham off the bone and return it to the slow cooker
  • Mix in the ham and serve

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 332mg | Potassium: 676mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 4140IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 3mg