This tried-and-true creamy split pea soup recipe makes for the ultimate comfort meal. It’s a classic soup that is both simple and delicious.

Creamy Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Preparation: 20 mins
Cooking: 1 hr30 mins
Total: 1 hr50 mins
Serves: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups peas dried, split
  • 8 cups water
  • 1/2 cup shallots chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots chopped
  • 1 celery stalk chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. granulated garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 ham bone with meat
  • 8 oz. cream cheese

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients except the cream cheese into a large pot on high heat.

  2. Once the soup almost reaches a boil, reduce heat and cover. Simmer for 1.5 hours.

  3. Take out the ham bone and bay leaf.
  4. Dice the meat of the ham bone and set aside.

  5. Cube the cream cheese and slowly whisk into soup.
  6. Stir in the diced ham and serve warm.

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