Split Pea And Salt Pork Soup Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Dried green split peas1 Pound, rinsed
 Thinly sliced celery1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Carrot1 Medium, thinly sliced
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Salted pork1⁄4 Pound, scored
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Dried thyme leaves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Hot water8 Cup (128 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 350 Calories from Fat 138

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.5%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g27.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.3 mg

Sodium 632.9 mg26.4%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.2%

Dietary Fiber 20.3 g81.2%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 21 g41.7%

Vitamin A 34.6% Vitamin C 4%

Calcium 2.5% Iron 14.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a large microwavable bowl or casserole, combine all the ingredients.
2. Give a good stir.
3. Cover bowl or casserole with plastic wrap or a lid.
4. Microwave soup at HIGH for 40 to 45 minutes, stirring after every 15 minutes until peas are tender.
5. Add more hot water if you want a thinner soup.

6. Ladle hot soup into a tureen or into individual soup bowls.
7. Serve piping hot with crust bread if you like.