Split Pea Soup with Ham
Enjoy a delicious bowl of hearty green goodness with this Split Pea and Ham Soup Recipe! This soup is both a perfect warm-up meal for cold fall and winter days and a great way to use leftover holiday ham.
dried split peas
2 and 1/2
salt and pepper
Melt the butter in a large pot over medium-low heat.
Once the butter is melted, add the onion, celery and garlic. Sauté, stirring slowly until onions are translucent but not browned, about 5 – 8 minutes.
Add ham, peas, bay leaf, chicken stock and water. Stir to combine and simmer until peas soften and soup thickens, about 75 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper to taste and enjoy!