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Split Pea Soup Mix

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Split Pea Soup Mix Recipe

Start with this split pea soup mix; toss in some chopped veggies, and you’ll have a hot and hearty meal in an hour. This mix makes a great gift. Just use one of the free, printable tags to get if gift-ready.

Bowl of Split Pea Soup

One jar of mix makes 7 cups, or 4+ (1-1/2 cup) bowls of split pea soup. It contains split peas, dried chopped onion, garlic powder, black pepper, red pepper flakes, bouillon and a bay leaf. Everything fits perfectly inside a pint jar.

Traditionally, split pea soup includes ham, but this one will be tasty whether or not you choose to include it. Keep it vegetarian, or add a cup of chopped ham for more flavor and texture. This recipe is the perfect way to use up any leftover holiday ham.

Pot of Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup Mix Recipe

Dry Soup Mix:

Prepared Soup

  • 6 cups water
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 potato, chopped
  • 1 cup ham, chopped (optional)

Opt for a no-msg, low or no-sodium bouillon to keep all the sodium and preservatives out of this soup mix.

What You Do:

Check split peas for rocks.

Then, pour half the split peas into a pint jar. Add layers of onion, bouillon powder and spices. Top with the other half of the split peas.

Seal, and store in the pantry, until you’re ready to use it.

Free Printable Split Pea Soup Mix Tags

Printable Split Pea Soup Mix Tags

Print Split Pea Soup Mix Labels

Here are some free, printable tags that you can use to gift this split pea soup mix. Print them on cardstock; then, cut them out, and tie them around the jars. Easy!

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How to Use This Split Pea Soup Mix

In a large pot, combine the split pea soup mix with 6 cups water, vegetables and ham (if using). Bring the pot to a boil; then, reduce heat, and simmer for one hour, or until split peas and veggies are tender. Remove bay leaf, before serving.

This recipe makes a split pea soup with a thick, stew-like consistency. For a more soup-like consistency, just add extra water towards the end of the cook time.

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Split Pea Soup Mix Recipe

Split Pea Soup Mix

This split pea soup mix makes a quick and hearty meal. Keep it in your pantry for busy nights.

  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 dry pint 1x

Ingredients

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Dry Soup Mix:

  • 11/2 cups split peas
  • 3 Tbsp dried chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable bouillon powder
  • 11/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf

Prepared Soup:

  • 6 cups water
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 potato, chopped
  • 1 cup ham, chopped (optional)

Instructions

To Make Split Pea Soup Mix:

Measure half the split peas into a pint size jar. Layer in the onions, bouillon powder and spices. Finish off with the rest of the split peas.

To Make Split Pea Soup:

In a large pot, combine split pea soup mix with 6 cups of water, vegetables and ham (if using). Bring to a boil over high heat; then, reduce temperature, and simmer for one hour, or until split peas and vegetables are soft. Remove bay leaf, before serving.

The soup will be thick and stew-like. For a thinner consistency, add extra water at the end of the cook time.

Makes approximately 7 cups of split pea soup, enough for 7 cups, or 4+ (1-1/2 cup) bowls.

Notes

  • Use a no-msg, low or no-sodium bouillon to keep this recipe healthy.
  • Nutrition Facts are for prepared soup.

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