Split Pea and Ham Soup

Beverley Williams


This one of my favorite comfort foods. It is great on those cool fall and winter days.


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20 Min
2 Hr 45 Min
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8 c
4 c
smoked ham, cubed
1 lb
dried split peas
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
2 medium
carrots, peeled and cut in 1/2 inch pieces
1 stalk(s)
celery, diced
1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1/8 tsp
garlic powder

How to Make Split Pea and Ham Soup


  • 1Place water and peas in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • 2Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour.
  • 3Stir in ham, onion, salt and pepper into peas.
  • 4Heat to boiling. Reduce heat.
  • 5Cover and simmer until peas are tender about 1 hour.
  • 6Skim fat off the top if necessary.
  • 7Stir in carrots, celery, garlic powder and thyme. Bring to a boil again. Then reduce heat.
  • 8Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally until carrots and celery are tender. About 45 minutes.

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About Split Pea and Ham Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German

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