Split Pea Smoked Turkey Soup

Split Pea Smoked Turkey Soup

Bruce Crowell 0

"For those who don't like pork. This has a nice smoked flavor when you use a smoked turkey leg."


4 h 25 m servings 613 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 613 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.1g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 63.1 g
  • 126%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 145 mg
  • 48%
  • Sodium:
  • 1740 mg
  • 70%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the split peas, water, smoked turkey legs, chicken broth, carrot, celery, potatoes, onion, garlic powder, oregano, and bay leaves in a slow cooker. Cover, set the cooker to High, and cook until the peas are tender and the soup is thickened, 4 to 5 hours. Discard bay leaves to serve.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 15 Ratings


We smoke our own turkeys for friends and gifts. so I had to take the last one out of the freezer and since there are only us 2. I had to do something with the leftover and this was great. After...

Just made it - it's perfect! I left out the potatoes

I think using cooked chicken (not smoked turkey) would probably have tasted better ... and less bones to deal with.

This was way too salty, I'll use mostly water instead of broth next time unless I have homemade. We added thyme and black pepper. Next time we'll just use 1 leg (1.5 lbs) and strip the flesh off...

This was as good, if not better than my mom's recipe! I followed the directions exactly, except I cut off the meat from the bone and added it.

I usually just use 1 piece of smoked turkey thigh, and absolutely love this recipe on a cold winter day with some crusty french bread.

This was the first time I've had split pea soup! I used a leek instead of the onion. Left out the potato, and used vegetable broth. It was so good, co-workers asked for the recipe.

This was a good base recipe that you could do a lot with. I used a ham bone but I'm sure the turkey would have been good as well.

Loved this easy recipe. My DH prepared this with leftover ham bone instead of the turkey. Cooked on high for 4 hours. Blended 1/2 to make it creamy but still had some texture with the peas and...