Split-Pea Soup With Ham

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Photo by Charles Masters
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 420 calories
    • 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

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 tablespoons olive oil
  2. Check 1 medium onion, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  3. Check 1 carrot, chopped (1/3 cup)
  4. Check 1 stalk celery, chopped (1/3 cup)
  5. Check 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  6. Check 1/2 pound baked or deli ham, chopped (2 cups)
  7. Check 1/2 pound dried split peas (1 cup)
  8. Check 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  9. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  10. Check 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.