The secret to an amazing split pea soup is the stock.  Pea soup is best Split pea soup with ham - ingredientswith a ham stock.  You can either make the stock separate by simmering a ham bone in 10 cups of water overnight, or you can place the bone directly into the soup and remove the bone before blending.


  • 8 cups ham stock
  • 2 cups split peas
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 carrot
  • 1 celery stalkSplit pea soup with ham - ingredients chopped
  • 2 potatoes
  • 2 c ham
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Add all ingredients to a soup pot.  Bring to boil.Split pea soup with ham - ham

Reduce heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes for peas, potatoes, and carrots to soften.Split pea soup with ham - simmering

Using a handheld mixer or blender, puree the soup to desired chunkiness.

Split pea soup with ham - blended