Old Fashioned Pea Soup Recipe

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 Dry green split peas1 Pound (2 1/4 Cups)
 Water2 Quart
 Meaty ham bone1
 Chopped onion1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Dried marjoram1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
 Pepper1 Dash
 Chopped celery1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped carrot1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 832 Calories from Fat 115

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.8%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g16.2%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 52.7 mg

Sodium 3198.9 mg133.3%

Total Carbohydrates 138 g46.2%

Dietary Fiber 19.3 g77.4%

Sugars 26 g

Protein 57 g114.9%

Vitamin A 441.1% Vitamin C 39.6%

Calcium 15.8% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a large saucepan, cover peas with 2 quarts water; soak overnight.
(Or, combine peas and water. Bring to boiling; boil gently 2 minutes; soak 1 hour.) Add ham bone, onion, garlic salt, marjoram, and pepper.
Bring to boiling; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 2 hours.
Stir occasionally.
Remove bone and cut off meat.
Dice meat and return to soup with celery and carrot.
Cook slowly 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add salt to taste.