Split Pea Soup

Split Pea SoupRecipe
Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Stephana Bottom
Serves 8

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2 bay leaves
5 allspice berries
10 whole peppercorns
3 whole cloves
1 pound dried green split peas, rinsed
1 1/2 cups diced ham
1 onion, chopped
3 ribs celery, diced
2 carrots, diced
6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoons minced fresh mint
Salt and pepper


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 4 Hours

1. Loosely wrap bay leaves, allspice berries, peppercorns and cloves in cheesecloth and tie securely with kitchen string. Place in slow cooker. Add split peas, ham, onion, celery and carrots. Stir in chicken broth.

2. Cover and cook on high until peas are falling apart, about 4 hours. Remove and discard cheesecloth. Stir in mint and season with salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into bowls and serve.

Created date

March 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 159
Fat 3 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 14 g
Carbohydrate 21 g
Fiber 8 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Sodium 1104 mg