Awesome Split Pea Soup Recipe


  • 1 lb split peas, rinsed
  • 1-2 pounds ham shank or other bone-in ham piece
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2.5 quarts water
  • 2 carrots peeled and chopped
  • 2 onions minced
  • 2 celery ribs chopped
  • 3 small new potatoes, scrubbed and chopped
  • 1 tsp salt and more to taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice (optional)
  • 2 medium garlic cloves minced (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil (optional)


We Made This Soup By Combining The Best Of Two From America's Test Kitchen And One From Cook's Illustrated's The Best New Recipe. I Think This Is A Split Pea Soup…

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