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Ham Bone and Green Split Pea Soup

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"Split pea soup is a great way to use a leftover Christmas ham bone!"
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2 h 50 m servings 303
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Melt butter and oil in a Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Add celery, onion, carrot, and salt. Cook and stir until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in peas and garlic. Nestle ham bone into the pot; add stock and diced ham. Fill pot with water to about 1 1/2 inches from the top. Mix and bring soup to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer, scraping the bottom of the pot and stirring every 30 minutes, until peas are mostly disintegrated, about 2 1/2 hours. Turn ham bone and skim surface for fat once every hour. Take bone out, remove any meat, and return meat to the pot. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 303 calories; 3.9 47.8 21.2 10 670 Full nutrition

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I added 7 cups of liquid ( more water than broth). The ham that is on the ham bone was enough ham for the soup. So easy and delicious!

Made it as written. It was phenomenal.

I loved this recipe! Don’t change a thing. I had to use a slow cooker because I was out all day and I might have added to much water because of the size of the pot. Consequently it was a tad thi...

no changes-perfect as is.

i overdid the water in a large soup pot versus a dutch oven. because the ham bone was quite large.Still came out really good but next time will be better. Takes a good 2.5 hrs

Made it as written using a spiral cut ham bone. Didn’t add any salt due to the saltiness of the ham, and didn’t need it. Was absolutely delicious!

Delicious! Perfect I used 7 cups (1 can chicken broth)

I added a diced red bell pepper for extra flavor and volume. Great tecipe!

This was the best pea soup I have ever made... shared with a firend and she loved it also... thick and delicious!