Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 min

On a cold day, this soup will fill your home with a wonderful smell. Double the recipe and freeze some for future use. Recipe is from the Simply Colorado Too! cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sort and rinse the lentils and split peas. Combine with the water, undrained tomatoes, beans, barley, onion, celery, green pepper, garlic, thyme and red pepper in a stock pot and mix well. Simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in the chicken, sausage and ham. Simmer until the chicken is cooked through, stirring occasionally. Ladle into soup bowls.