Traditional Split Pea And Ham Soup Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Boiling water2 Quart
 Split dried peas1 Pound
 Ham bone1
 Onion1 Small, sliced
 Diced cooked ham1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Diced potato1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sliced carrot1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 828 Calories from Fat 44

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.1%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g13.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 73.3 mg

Sodium 829.7 mg34.6%

Total Carbohydrates 156 g51.8%

Dietary Fiber 61.4 g245.7%

Sugars 23.7 g

Protein 84 g168.3%

Vitamin A 68.3% Vitamin C 29.3%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 46.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine water, peas, ham bone, onion and peppercorns in 4-quart mixing bowl.
Cover tightly.
MICROWAVE 25 MINUTES on HIGH, or until peas are tender, stirring after 15 minutes.
Remove ham bone.
Cut away any meat and add to soup.
Add diced ham, potatoes and carrots.
MICROWAVE 15 to 20 MINUTES on HIGH, or until vegetables are tender-crisp.
Taste for seasoning and correct.