PCC Split Pea and Ham Soup

PCC Split Pea and Ham Soup

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  • 1 3/4 cups green split peas
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 pound ham, cubed
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon


In a large soup pot, add split peas and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour.

Add ham, celery, carrots, onion, garlic and spices and simmer until peas are very tender, about 30 minutes.

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Also check out our meatless version.