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
  • 1
    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
  • 3
    celery stalks sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 4 clove
    whole garlic

How to Make Smoked Ham Split Pea Soup


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

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About Smoked Ham Split Pea Soup

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

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