Creamy Split Pea Soup Recipe

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

How To Make Creamy Split Pea Soup

This homemade creamy split pea soup recipe makes a thick soup with savory flavors from the ham bone and cream cheese.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
Total: 1 hr 50 mins


  • cups peas, dried, split
  • 8 cups water
  • ½ cup shallots, chopped
  • ½ cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 ham bone, with meat
  • 8 oz cream cheese

For Garnish:

  • parsley


  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 hour and 30 minutes.
  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 garnished with parsley.


  • Sugar: 10g
  • :
  • Calcium: 110mg
  • Calories: 301kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Fat: 20g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 455mg
  • Protein: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Sodium: 803mg
  • Vitamin A: 4136IU
  • Vitamin C: 40mg
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