Split Pea Soup Recipe
Use your leftover ham and ham bone with this nice wintry soup. Split pea soup is a real comfort food. Use Cook’s Delight® Chicken Soup Base or Ham Soup Base to make the stock. Chicken soup base is available on Amazon in individual quantities.
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This Recipe Is:
|8||Lunch||Gluten Free sans croutons||Cook’s Delight® Low Sodium Simply Chicken Base CH-809|
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 medium onion - chopped
- 2 medium leeks (white and pale-green parts only) - chopped
- 2 celery stalks - chopped
- 4 garlic cloves - chopped
- 2 tsp Cook’s Delight® Chicken Base
- pepper (ground) - to taste
- 2 Yukon Gold potatoes - unpeeled and cut into small pieces
- 1 cup chopped leftover ham
- 1 ham bone
- 6 sprigs thyme
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 cups green split peas
- croutons (optional)
- sour cream (optional)
Cook’s Delight® Low Sodium Simply Chicken Soup Base CH-809
Cook’s Delight® Simply Ham Soup Base OM-844
Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, leeks, celery, and garlic; season with pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are soft, approximately 10-12 minutes.
Add potatoes and ham.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are just softened, 8-10 minutes.
Add ham bone, thyme springs, bay leaves, split peas, Cook’s Delight® Chicken Base.
Add water to cover.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, until peas are very soft and falling apart, approximately 1 1/2-2 hours.
Remove ham bone. Cut off extra ham meat and add to soup.
Remove thyme sprigs and bay leaves from soup.
Serve soup with sour cream and croutons, if desired.