Dorothy's Split Pea Soup Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Minced onions1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water8 Cup (128 tbs)
 Split green peas1 Pound, washed and stones removed (2 Cups)
 Whole cloves4
 Bay leaf1
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ham hock1
 Minced celery1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Diced carrots1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Dried marjoram1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Tablespoon
 Dried savory1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1261 Calories from Fat 498

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g85.5%

Saturated Fat 18.1 g90.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 126.1 mg

Sodium 1752.2 mg73%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g41%

Dietary Fiber 30.6 g122.4%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 63 g125.1%

Vitamin A 117.5% Vitamin C 8.9%

Calcium 9.7% Iron 30.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Removing any stones wash and sort split peas.
2. In slow cooker combine ingredients and cook with cover on Low for 8-10 hours.
3. Removing the ham bone cut meat off and dice.
4. To the soup add meat to soup and stir through.

5. To serve, remove bay leaf.