Smoked Ham Split Pea Soup

anthony R


Had leftover homemade smoke ham on the bone and turned that into an amazing Smokey Split Pea Soup.

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
3 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


16 oz
dried split peas
left-over bone in smoked ham
salt to taste
black pepper to taste
1 tsp
crushed red pepper
4 c
low sodium chicken stock (preferably homemade)
water as needed
1 large
onion chopped
4 large
carrots chooped
celery stalks sliced
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
4 clove
whole garlic


1Add two table spoons veggie oil to a large heated dutch over pot.
2Place the left-over smoked ham on the bone in the heated pan and brown on all sides.
3Add the onions, carrots, celery, red pepper, and garlic. Cook for about 4-5 minutes.
4Add all chicken stock. Add anough water so that ham (bone) is completely covered with liquid. Then cover & simmer for 2-3 hours or until the meat is falling off that bone.
5Remove all the meat from the bone and remove the bone from the soup. Add in the package of dried split peas.
6Cook uncovered until the peas are tender and the soup thickens.
7Taste and check for salt & pepper.
8Serve with crusty bread.
9NOTE: make this dish if you're single. Whoever you serve this to will marry you in no time.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American