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.

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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

How to Make Smoked Ham Split Pea Soup


  • 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.

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About Smoked Ham Split Pea Soup

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