Split Pea and Ham Soup Recipe

Split Pea and Ham Soup Recipe
5 minutes. Preparation Time
2 hours 35 minutes Cooking Time
6 Serving

Split Pea Soup with Ham is the what, everyone desires for. A lovely combination of meat with splitpeas, tastes delicious and spicy. You can add other vegetables in Split Peas Soup if you want. This soup is a very good protein source.

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
Calories 182.75 
% Daily*
Total Fat 0.79 g
1.2 %
Saturated Fat Content 0.14 g
0.7 %
Cholesterol 2.03 mg
0.7 %
Sodium 107.58 mg
4.5 %
Total Carbohydrate 33.06 g
11 %
Dietary Fiber 12.44 g
49.8 %
Sugars 7.01 g
17.5 %
Protein 11.89 g
23.8 %
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.
Spices, bay leaf
2 whole
Spices, ginger, ground
½ tsp
Spices, pepper, black
1 dash
Spices, thyme, dried
½ tsp, ground
Fresh basil
2 leaves
1 dash
Fresh thyme
2 sprig
Lean ham, sliced
1 slice oval
Carrots, raw
2 large 7-1/4" to 8-/1/2" long
Celery, raw
4 strip 4" long
Onions raw
2 large
Turnips, raw
1 small
White wine
½ fl oz
Split peas raw
1 ¼ cup

Preparation method

  1. Chop an onion, celery, carrot, turnip and place aside.
  2. Rinse the peas through cold water. Place peas in a bowl with half cup water and leave to soak all night.
  3. Take a pan and add peas, their liquid and remaining water together with onion, celery, carrots, turnip, ham meat, thyme, basil, bay leaves and spices. Let boil slowly on low heat.
  4. Remove the scum from surface, if any. Cover lid and maintain to simmer on medium heat for 2 1/2 hours until peas become softened.
  5. Throw out the thyme, basil and bay leaves, ham meat as well. Cut 1 cup meat into strips and chop it properly.
  6. Now add chopped meat and white wine to the soup with seasonings. Bring to boil again and let simmer for 4 minutes. Now Serve hot into warmed soup bowls.
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