Split Pea Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 129.8
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.0 mg
  • Sodium: 439.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 8.8 g

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From Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book (1981), page 756. From Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book (1981), page 756.
Number of Servings: 10


    2-1/4 cups dry green split peas (1 pound)
    8 cups cold water
    1 tsp instant chicken bouillon granules
    1 meaty ham bone (1-1/2 pounds)
    1 medium onion, chopped
    1/4 tsp pepper
    1/4 tsp dried marjoram, crushed
    2 medium carrots, chopped
    2 large stalks celery, chopped


Rinse peas.
In large pot (or dutch oven) combine peas, water, chicken bouillon, ham bone, onion, pepper, and marjoram.
Bring to boil; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Remove ham bone; when cool enough to handle, cut off meat and coarsely chop.
Discard bone.
Return meat to soup.
Stir in carrots and celery.
Cover; simmer 30 minutes more.
Makes 10 servings (1 cup).

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEBORAHMM1.

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very easy to make and tasty! I added 1/4 tsp. celery seed and bay leaf. I also used free range organic chicken broth instead of water and bouillion. - 2/22/09

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    Very Good
    started on stove, cooked in slow cooker, finished on stove - 3/15/12

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    I make a similair recipe and mine is so close to this I have to comment. It is so GOOOOODDDDD! I take out the ham bone and give it to my big dog to chew on, he loves it too. I also add a bay leaf and some apple cider vinegar( 1/4 cup) Curry really adds some zest too. - 2/13/11

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    Very Good
    Very good recipe, we enjoyed it. - 12/30/10

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    Good Stuff! And easy. - 11/9/10