Comments

Where or when is the sugar used in the ingredients...
Marina RazoTiropitas: Phyllo Cheese Triangles 10 days ago
would like yo get more recipes please
Randi ZiringPotato Bake With Garlic and Parmesan Cheese 16 days ago
please send recipe for:   potato bake with garlic ...
D. MarusarzVegan Lentil Sausage Rolls 19 days ago
This recipe sounds delicious. I'm passing it on to...
Arlene JohnsonChocoflan Recipe 1 month ago
😊
Trevor WestChicago Hot Dogs Recipe 1 month ago
Would like to make these a couple of times over th...
Must try these I love shortbread.  I am gluten fre...
do any of you bakers have room in your freezer to ...
Any 
Donna GuthrieRoasted Cauliflower, Chickpea and Arugula Salad 2 months ago
Thank you for this offer.I've been a vegetarian fo...

Split Pea Soup with Ham

Blossom Lady
Apr 16, 2022 08:41 AM
Split Pea Soup with Ham

Split pea soup with ham is thick and creamy with incredible flavor from a smoked ham bone ~ this easy soup is comforting and delish! Just add biscuits or crusty bread to make a compete meal.

Split pea soup ingredients are very simple! Split peas - find these in bags in the bean section along with other dried beans and peas. Note: Legumes last a long time, but not forever, so don’t be tempted to use a bag of peas that’s been sitting in your pantry for years. Very old split peas may not soften up no matter how long you cook them. Smoked ham shank or hock ~ no need for a leftover holiday ham for this soup, you can find smoked ham bones at your grocery store. They are really the key to the whole soup, the flavor is incredible. Chicken stock or broth, yellow onion, carrots, bay leaves, salt and black pepper. Optional: extra diced ham ~ if you don’t have leftover ham ask the supermarket deli counter for a 2 inch thick slice of ham. I add more ham because most ham shanks don’t yield enough meat, and this makes the soup into a satisfying meal. If you’re using a hambone that has plenty of meat attached, you won’t need any extra.

Split pea soup is deliciously healthy! Split peas, like all legumes are protein rich and high in soluble fiber which can help lower cholesterol and control blood sugar levels. It can even help you maintain your healthy weight!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 smoked ham shank
  • 48 ounces chicken broth or stock Note: I have also made this soup successfully with 32 ounces of broth + 2 cups water
  • 3 cups split peas (one pound)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • salt and black pepper to taste

optional

  • 1-2 cups diced ham. This makes a meatier, heartier soup for dinner
Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
60 minutes
Total Time:
75 minutes
Like!
Add to bookmarks
Assign tags
Loading...
No comments