Split Pea Soup

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Split Pea Soup
Cindy’s Table

This is one of my daughter's favorite soups, and once you try it, it'll be yours, too.

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6
Servings
519
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups dried split peas
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon marjoram
  • 1 1/2 Pound ham bone
  • 4 Cups water
  • 4 Cups low-sodium chicken broth

Directions

In a large pot, cover the peas with 2 quarts cold water and soak overnight. If you need a faster method, simmer the peas gently for 2 minutes, and then soak for 1 hour. For best results, go with the overnight method.

Melt the butter in heavy large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the onion, celery, and carrots. Sauté until the vegetables begin to soften, about 8 minutes. Add the pork and marjoram and stir for 1 minute. Add the peas, the 4 cups of water, chicken broth, and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Partially cover the pot and simmer the soup until the pork and vegetables are tender peas are falling apart, stirring often, about 45 minutes.

Pull out the bone, pull the meat off, and chop. Return to the pan and simmer for 15 minutes or until ready to serve.

 

Split Pea Soup Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Split Pea Soup Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
26%
Sugar
8g
N/A
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Cholesterol
79mg
26%
Protein
44g
88%
Carbs
51g
17%
Vitamin A
212µg
24%
Vitamin B12
0.8µg
13%
Vitamin B6
0.7mg
35.3%
Vitamin C
6mg
10%
Vitamin E
0.7mg
3.5%
Vitamin K
17µg
22%
Calcium
68mg
7%
Fiber
18g
73%
Folate (food)
197µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
197µg
49%
Iron
5mg
27%
Magnesium
67mg
17%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
12mg
58%
Phosphorus
558mg
80%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
1227mg
35%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
27.6%
Sodium
1173mg
49%
Thiamin (B1)
1mg
68%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
5mg
34%

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