Split-Pea Soup With Ham

Split-Pea Soup With Ham
Charles Masters
Serves 4
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
80
minutes

Ingredients

2
tablespoons
olive oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
carrot, chopped (1/3 cup)
1
stalk celery, chopped (1/3 cup)
6
cups
low-sodium chicken broth
1/2
pound
baked or deli ham, chopped (2 cups)
1/2
pound
dried split peas (1 cup)
1
tablespoon
chopped fresh thyme
kosher salt and black pepper
croutons, for serving

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion, carrot, and celery and cook until tender, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Add the broth, ham, split peas, and thyme to the saucepan; season with ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Reduce heat and simmer until the peas are tender, 55 to 65 minutes. Top with croutons.

 

Dawn Perry
May 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 420
  • Fat 18 g
  • Sat Fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 43 mg
  • Sodium 1,266 mg
  • Protein 30 g
  • Carbohydrate 36 g
  • Sugar 8 g
  • Fiber 13 g
  • Iron 3 mg
  • Calcium 42 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.