Soups

Split Pea & Ham Soup

A rich, creamy split pea soup infused with smoky ham flavor.
  • 1:10 TIME
  • 20 portions

PREPARATION

Ingredients

Butter1/4 cup
Onions, small diced2 cup
Celery, small diced1/2 cup
Carrots, small diced1/2 cup
Garlic, minced1 Tbsp
Ham, smoked, small diced12 oz
Flour, all purpose2/3 cup
Water1 gal

Minor's Ham Base Gluten Free (No Added MSG)*

1/3 cup

Split green peas, dried, rinsed

5 cup

 

Method

  1. In a large soup pot over medium heat, melt butter. Add onions, celery, carrots, garlic, and ham. Sauté 5-7 minutes until tender.  
  2. Blend in flour, cooking over medium heat 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly add water while stirring.
  3. Add Ham Base and split peas. Stir to combine. Heat to a full boil and reduce heat to a gentle boil. Continue cooking 40-50 minutes until peas are tender. Remove from heat.
  4. Remove half of the soup and puree in blender. Return puree to soup pot. Keep warm for service.

Serving Suggestions/Variations

Garnish with diced ham or crème fraîche.

*No added MSG other than that which naturally occurs in the hydrolyzed proteins and autolyzed yeast extract.