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Perfect Split Pea Soup

6 cups
1 Hr 40 Min

Our recipe for Perfectly Split Pea Soup is, well, perfect. Its extra delicious flavor will warm you up and have you asking for seconds!

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup green split peas (from a 1-pound package)
  • 1/2 cup barley
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/2 of a carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups diced ham or smoked turkey
  • 8 cups water, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

What to Do

  1. In a soup pot, combine the split peas, barley, onion, carrot, garlic salt, pepper, ham, and 5 cups of the water. 
  2. Boil over medium heat for 1-1/2 hours, adding 1 cup of water every 20 minutes for the first hour of cooking, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the baking soda. Stir until the soup thickens, 8 to 10 minutes.


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 227
  • Calories from Fat 19
  • Total Fat 2.1g 3 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.6g 3 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 19g 38 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 27mg 9 %
  • Sodium 493mg 21 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 34g 11 %
  • Dietary Fiber 11g 46 %
  • Sugars 4.4g 0 %

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