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Old Fashioned Split Pea Soup Recipe


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Old Fashioned Split Pea Soup Recipe uses very simple ingredients but produces a soup with layers of flavors and textures using split peas, cubed ham, carrot, onions, potato, green pepper and salt and pepper.
Food Category:    Soup
Cuisine Origin:    Northeastern
    • Servings:6
    • Nutrition facts:169 calories1.0 grams fat
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  • 1 cup split peas
  • 1 ham-bone or pieces of cubed ham
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 2 medium onions, minced
  • 1 potato, grated
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Cover the split peas with 6 cups boiling water; let soak for 1 hour.
  • Add ham bone, carrot, onions, potato, celery and green pepper.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Simmer until peas are tender. Add water if needed; simmer for 5 to 10 minutes longer.
  • Pour into soup bowls; garnish with diced ham.
Split Pea
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