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Split Pea Soup with Ham Recipe

Looking for an easy Split Pea Soup with Ham recipe? Learn how to make Split Pea Soup with Ham using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jkl866

Makes 4 servings



Takes about 2 hours to make. A hearty soup. Tends to be a little salty. Might want to cut down on the meat. Can sub pork hocks for ham, or use a meaty ham bone.

Recipe Ingredients for Split Pea Soup with Ham

1 cup dry split peas
4 cups chicken broth
1 lb ham, chopped
1/4 tsp marjoram, dried and crushed
1/2 cup carrot, chopped
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1/2 cup onion, chopped

Recipe Directions for Split Pea Soup with Ham

  1. Rinse peas. In a large saucepan, combine peas, broth, meat, marjoram, *1 bay leaf* and *dash of pepper*.

  2. Bring to boiling, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

  3. If you used meat on the bone, remove the meat, allow to cool, then cut it off the bone and chop it coarsely. Discard bone, and return meat to the pot.

  4. Stir in carrot, celery, and onion.

  5. Return to boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until carrots are crisp/tender.

  6. Discard bay leaf.

  7. Makes four main-dish servings or 10 side-dish servings

Categories

Beans, Pork, Vegetables, Main Dish, Side Dish, Soup, American, American-Southern, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 445.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
405
Calories from Fat
106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.8g
18%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
2271mg
95%
Potassium
1120mg
32%
Total Carbohydrates
38.1g
13%
Dietary Fiber
14.9g
60%
Sugars
6.2g
Protein
36.2g
Vitamin A 49% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 8% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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