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Wonderful creamy homemade pea soup using that leftover ham bone.

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Raciónes: 12 cups


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  • 1 ham bone
  • 2 1/2 cups yellow split peas (rinsed)
  • 3 carrots (diced)
  • 1 large onion (diced)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 9 cups water
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil for sautéing


  1. Pick your favourite soup pot.
  2. Dice onion.
  3. Add enough olive oil to cover bottom of pot.
  4. Heat oil, and sauté onion for approximately 5 minutes.
  5. Add diced carrots and sauté additional 5 minutes.
  6. Add ham bone and water.
  7. Bring to a boil and skim off foam. Do this for about 5 minutes, or until foam no longer appears.
  8. Add peas, bay leaves and salt.
  9. Reduce to simmer, and simmer for approximately 3 hours.
  10. Soup will be done when peas are mushy and fall apart.
  11. Remove pot from stove.
  12. Remove ham bone and bay leaves from pot.
  13. Remove any meat from bone, shred with fork and put aside.
  14. Using immersion blender, puree soup till creamy and smooth.
  15. Return meat to the soup, reserving some for garnish.
  16. Serve with bread, buns or savoury muffins.
  17. Enjoy!!


Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 246g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 170  
Calories from Fat 24 14%
Total Fat 2.77g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.39g 2%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 411mg 17%
Potassium 463mg 13%
Total Carbs 27.13g 7%
Dietary Fiber 11.0g 37%
Sugars 4.4g 3%
Protein 10.33g 17%
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  • Judith A. Blair
    One of my favorite soups! If I make more than one kind of soup, we just pick which soup (and sandwich) we want. Perfect meal for this cold weather.

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