Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup

  • Servings: 8
  • Difficulty: easy
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This Old Fashion Simple Soup reminds me of coming home.

Credit: Rimmer’s Red Barn


  • 2 Cup of Dried Split Peas
  • 1 Medium White Onion
  • 1 Cup of Diced Carrots
  • 1 Smoke Ham Hock
  • 1 Cup of Diced Ham
  • ½ of Diced Celery
  • 1 tsp. Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • Water



  1. Rinse off the dried peas and place them in a large soup pot.  Add water to about 2” above the peas.
  2. Add the diced onions, ham, celery, carrots, pepper, salt and ham hock to the pot. Stir and cover with lid.
  3. Place on the stove on medium heat and cook for about 1/2hour and then stir. Check the water level and make sure to add if the soup needs water. Cook for another ½ hour and repeat.
  4. Cook the last ½ hour until the carrots and peas are completely cooked.  Remove from heat and serve.


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