Whole Yellow Pea Soup

Whole Yellow Pea Soup

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"This Swedish yellow pea soup is flavored with smoked ham."


2 h 30 m servings 219 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 219 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 15.4 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 661 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cover the peas with at least 3 inches of cold water and soak overnight.
  2. Drain the peas from the water. In a large kettle or stockpot, bring the chicken stock and peas to a hard boil for 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to a simmer. Add the chopped onion and ham shank, and cook for an additional two hours. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove the ham shank before serving.
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  1. 13 Ratings


I found myself wanting to add to this but have shared this on a lonely night when the winds were blowing... The heart/Home feeling to it was worth it's own simplicity - We continue to enjoy the ...

What a great way to use the leftover ham bone....I added barley and shedded leftover ham So hearty and delish I also used some of ham broth left from cooking.

Here's what really good...first make this recipe, then add one big chopped onion and one can of whole kernel corn!...my French grandmother made it this way so even us kids would like it...and we...

This recipe is the best pea soup I have ever tasted and I have been trying so many recipes I was about to give up. I did add a couple of bay leaves as I like to put them in all my soups and I di...

April 19th, 2014 UPDATE: We make this soup about 3 or 4 times every year and it is splendid every time. We always make it following a ham dinner so we can use the ham bone. You have to try thi...

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This was delicious and so simple! The neighbour's dog was very happy with the leftover bone! Thank you Lori for the recipe.

a little confusing with title of "whole yellow pea soup" and then in the recipe using yellow split peas ?

I did not have dried peas so I used frozen green peas. I added ham to it as I had left overs. I pureed the mixture as it was to watery for me.