I love this soup. I like to have the vegetables cut medium it makes is hardier. But if you prefer smooth you can always chop smaller or puree. I also omit the bay leaf because I don't like bay leaf. I also use a ham hock from left over Easter or Christmas dinner.
Servings:6 | Calories:1031 | Total Fat:19g | Chol:100mg | More
Nutritional facts are per serving and accuracy is not certain.
Total Fat 19g
Sat Fat 6g
Total Carb 139g
62% Split peas
22% Smoked ham
9% Others combined
5% New potatoes
Percentages based on 2000 calories diet. Data may be incomplete or calculations inaccurate - Learn more.
2 1/2 lbs smoked ham , picnic bone in 3 quarts water 4 bay leaves 1 lb split peas (2 1/2 cups) 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium onions , chopped medium 2 medium carrots , chopped medium 2 medium celery ribs , chopped medium 1 tablespoon butter 2 medium garlic cloves , minced 1 pinch sugar 3 small new potatoes , diced 1/2 inch 1 dash ground black pepper 1/4 cup red onion , minced 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar