Panda's Split Pea with Ham Soup

Panda's Split Pea With Ham Soup Recipe

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Corinne Mihelic


• I make this after I bake a ham. I use the leftover ham & bone.

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1 lb
split green peas
1 large
ham bone
3 qt
2-3 c
ham - cubed
1/4 - 1/2 c
onions - chopped
3 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
3 Tbsp
2 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 - 1 tsp
fresh ground black pepper
2 c
whole milk

How to Make Panda's Split Pea with Ham Soup


  • 1Wash and soak peas over night cover in hot water.
  • 2Drain and put peas into 5 Qt. Dutch oven and cover with water, add ham bone and onion. Boil until peas are soft (about an hour or so).
  • 3Remove ham bone and use an emersion blender to thoroughly blend pea mixture or you can put it in a food processor to blend. Put back into pot.
  • 4Add cubed ham and heat through on medium to low heat while you're making the roux.
  • 5In a sauce pan melt butter, blend in the flour, salt & pepper. Heat until mixture bubbles to make a roux. Stir constantly so it doesn’t burn, this can happen very quickly!
  • 6Remove roux from heat. Add milk gradually stirring constantly with a whisk.
    Put back onto heat and bring to a rapid boil, cook 1-2 minutes longer stirring often.
  • 7Blend into pea mixture, heat thoroughly.

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About Panda's Split Pea with Ham Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Dutch
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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