Split Pea and Ham Soup Recipe Video

Make a soup that will warm your heart and delight your guests. Works well as an appetizer or a main dish.


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time2 Hr 0 Min
Ready In2 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
DishMain Ingredient


 Split green peas3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Ham1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
 Onion1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), minced
For garnish
 Thyme1 Teaspoon
 Chives1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 366 Calories from Fat 14

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.5%

Saturated Fat 0.31 g1.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.1 mg

Sodium 23.1 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 25.8 g103%

Sugars 9.1 g

Protein 27 g54.5%

Vitamin A 4.5% Vitamin C 10.6%

Calcium 7.1% Iron 26.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a pot on medium high, add the split green peas, ham, onion, garlic, water and salt. Mix well and let this cook for 2 hours on low to medium heat.
2. Stir in between to avoid any lumps.

3. Serve this soup garnished with thyme or chives.