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Creamy Pea Soup

Rated as 4.27 out of 5 Stars

"A wonderful, creamy pea soup, a must try for pea soup lovers!"
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Ingredients

2 h 10 m servings 510
Original recipe yields 5 servings (4 - 6 servings)

Directions

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  1. Place split peas, water, ham bone, shallots, carrots, celery leaves, bay leaf, salt, garlic and pepper into a large pot. Heat to almost boiling. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours or until the peas are tender. Remove the ham bone and the bay leaf. Dice the meat from the ham bone and set aside.
  2. Cut the cream cheese into cubes. Process cream cheese with the soup in small batches in a blender or food processor.
  3. Add ham, and reheat. Taste, and adjust seasonings as necessary.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 510 calories; 16.8 64.9 28.1 49 623 Full nutrition

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You know, I've been visiting allrecipes.com since I was a wee lad of 17 years old. Currently, I'm a wee lad of 22 years old, heh. However, never ONCE have I felt the urge to rate/review a recipe...

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This recipe was just O.K.. The flavor was traditional pea soup. The problem was after pureeing, it was so visually unappealing. It might be pretty good with just stirring in the cream cheese wit...

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You know, I've been visiting allrecipes.com since I was a wee lad of 17 years old. Currently, I'm a wee lad of 22 years old, heh. However, never ONCE have I felt the urge to rate/review a recipe...

I've used this recipe several times and am never dissapointed. I have been asked to share the recipe many times. Thanks for posting it! FYI to all - the recipe calls for 2.5 cups of peas - th...

Very Good! I liked this recipe because of the cream cheese--I was looking for something creamy. I omitted the ham, just because we didn't have any. I used 5 c. chicken stock & 3 c. water to a...

This recipe was just O.K.. The flavor was traditional pea soup. The problem was after pureeing, it was so visually unappealing. It might be pretty good with just stirring in the cream cheese wit...

My husband said that this was the best pea soup he's ever had and I think I have to agree. What I did was after I heated the first set of ingredients to boiling, tossed it in my slow cooker and ...

My husband kept asking me to make split pea soup and I never have because I have never made a soup from scratch. This soup was easy and terrific. My husband loved it and said that this recipe...

hi- we tried this recipe, it was pretty good. I used a smaller bit of cream cheese - roughly one third of the eight ounces, cause I'm skimpy when it comes to things like cream cheese. Actually i...

Pretty darn good! I substituted some water with chicken broth and only used half the cream cheese. Also didn't put it in the blender, I like it a little chunky. Very good for someone who alwa...

This soup is wonderful. I blend about 3/4 of the pot and leave the rest. I'm the only one in my family that eats this soup so I usually give some to friends. They're always asking when I'm go...