Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Kate Wahl


Another one of my own favorites that I just had to share I've made it and it's delicious.


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8 c
2 1/2 c
dried split peas
1 medium
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
2 large
carrots chopped
2 stick
or stalks of celery finely chopped
1 lb
boneless smoked ham (optional)

How to Make Split Pea Soup


  • 1Heat water and peas to boiling.
  • 2Boil for 2 minutes, then remove from heat and cover.
  • 3Let sit for 1 hour.
  • 4Add ham (whole), onion, salt and pepper.
  • 5Cover and simmer until peas are tender, about 1 hour.
  • 6Remove ham and cut ham to 1/2 inch pieces.
  • 7Stir ham, carrots, and celery into soup.
  • 8Cover and simmer until veggies are tender, about 45 minutes.

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About Split Pea Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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