Easy Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 Split peas2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Ham hock1
 Onion1 , chopped
 Carrot2 , sliced
 Celery1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3762 Calories from Fat 1733

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 193 g296.3%

Saturated Fat 56.1 g280.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 440 mg

Sodium 1561.9 mg65.1%

Total Carbohydrates 357 g119.2%

Dietary Fiber 131.5 g525.9%

Sugars 63.1 g

Protein 263 g526.5%

Vitamin A 418.4% Vitamin C 35.1%

Calcium 12% Iron 81.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Soak the peas in water to cover for 12 hours and drain.
Place in a large pot with 3 quarts water and ham hock and simmer, covered, for 2 hours.
Add the onion, carrots and celery and simmer, covered, for 1 hour.
Remove the ham hock and cut the meat into small pieces.
Press the vegetables through a sieve and add the meat and salt.
Pour into hot pint jars to 1 inch from the top.
Process at 10 pounds pressure for 50 minutes.
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