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Classic Split Pea Soup

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EDR Classic Split Pea Soup
8 Hr

Split Pea soup is a much-loved recipe that takes us back to Granny's kitchen. We've lightened up her recipe, making it diabetes-friendly and slow cooker compatible. Next time you need something warm and comforting, don't forget about our Classic Split Pea Soup!

What You'll Need

  • 1 (16-ounce) package dried split peas
  • 2 large carrots, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup low-sodium diced cooked ham
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf

What to Do

  1. Place peas in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients to slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW setting 8 hours or until peas are tender and soup is thick. Remove and discard bay leaf. Ladle into individual bowls, and serve immediately.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 271
  • Calories from Fat 28
  • Total Fat 3.1g 5 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.9g 5 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 22g 44 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 16mg 5 %
  • Sodium 494mg 21 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 40g 13 %
  • Dietary Fiber 16g 64 %
  • Sugars 7.1g 0 %

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This is exactly how I make my Split Pea soup, except instead of ham I use about 1/4 tsp. liquid smoke and put 1 -2 cloves of mince garlic in it, it's always so good.

Can I make it the same way on top of the stove and how long do I cook it?

Hi there! If you want to make this recipe on the stove, follow these steps: 1. Place all ingredients in a pot. On medium-high heat, bring it to a boil. 2. Reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer for 45-55 minutes, or until peas are tender. Enjoy!

I have made this soup many times and it is so easy and very good.

This soup is very good and very easy to make. I have made it many times now and will continue.

Very simple to make and was a hit at our home. Will definitely make it again.


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