Split Pea with Ham(off the bone!!)

Eddie Szczerba


This is the best way I've ever had split pea soup! The ham bone makes a world of difference when it's made this way and I think you'll agree!!


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20 Min
1 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 1 lb
    dry green split peas
  • 4 qt
    chicken broth, low salt
  • 4 large
  • 2 stalk(s)
  • 1 large
  • 3 clove
  • 1 medium
  • 4 sprig(s)
    bay leaves, dried
  • 1 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 1 large
    ham bone with extra ham diced for the soup,about one pound
  • ` small
    roux for thickening

How to Make Split Pea with Ham(off the bone!!)


  1. Begin by sauteing the onion,shallot and garlic in the oil.Then add the carrots and celery,diced ham,ham bone,broth and spices.
  2. Cook on high for one hour,remove the bone for the carnivore in the house,:)and thicken the soup slightly with the roux. Remove the bay leaves.
  3. Serve with sliced crusty bread or a twist! Ritz cracker with a smear of cream cheese! Don't knock it until you try it,it's good!!! Enjoy!! :)

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About Split Pea with Ham(off the bone!!)

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtag: #homemade

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