Split Pea and Ham Soup
It's easy to fix split pea-and-ham soup in the crockpot or on the stovetop. With a ham bone or ham hocks, split pea-and-ham soup simmers beautifully. When serving, sprinkle a handful of crunchy croutons on top to garnish each bowl.
There are many types of ham and many methods for how to cook ham. Some hams are already cooked and sliced into spirals so that all you have to do is heat them up. Others are canned and can be sliced and eaten after being warmed. Country hams are completely different as they have been salt-cured and need to be bathed in water to remove the curing salt.
Green peas, parsley, and lemon juice make this a brighter, fresher version of the pea soup recipe. Dry split peas and pork keep it thick and hearty.
This traditional soup recipe features the tasty trio of barley, ham, and peas.
Once you learn how to cook a honey-glazed ham in your own kitchen you'll find it's just as easy to make one at home as it is to make the trip to a specialty store for a pre-sliced ham with a packet of glaze. What's more, you'll find the homemade version is considerably less expensive.
A steaming bowl of hot pea soup, dotted with bits of smoky ham, is a great comfort food on a cold winter day. Pea soup freezes well so file this one with your make-ahead recipes.
Add salt pork for extra flavor in this classic simple high fiber soup.
Loaded with carrots, ham, and split peas, this healthy soup is a meal in itself, and it freezes well.
Carrots, celery, and onions really up the nutritional ante of this filling pea soup. Always sort through dried peas and beans carefully before cooking and discard any small stones.
The lentils cook all day in the slow cooker, but the ham and spinach are added at the end for optimal flavor and texture.