Easy "Peasy" Split Pea Soup

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By Lori Ann
from Pompano, FL

This is my version of split pea soup. I discovered that the Sazon from Goya that is sold in packets is a wonderful flavor enhancer for this soup. If you can't get it just use seasoned salt which is what I used to use. This soup takes a while to thicken but worth the wait.

serves About 6 large bowls
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top


  •   16 oz
    green or yellow split peas
  •   4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  •   1 medium
  •   1
    large carrot peeled
  •   1 stalk(s)
    celery with leaves
  •   1 tsp
    garlic powder
  •   1
    packet sazon seasoning or 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  •   1/4 tsp
    celery salt
  •   1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  •   1/2 tsp
    badia jamon (ham flavored seasoning
  •   1/2 c
    finely chopped ham (optional)
  •   4 c
    vegetable broth
  •   4 c
    chicken broth

How To Make

  • 1
    Put onion, celery with tops (make sure they're not wilted) and carrot in a food processor and chop until fine.
  • 2
    Heat the olive oil in a large dutch oven or pot and add the chopped onion-celery-carrot mixture and garlic powder. Cook on low for about 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Add all remaining ingredients (if using chopped ham omit the jamon seasoning) and bring to a boil.) Lower heat, cover and then simmer for about 1 1/2 hours stirring often until peas are cooked through and soup is thickened. Taste and add salt and pepper as needed.
  • 4
    Serve with grilled swiss and ham on marbled rye bread. Yummy! Enjoy

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