Split Pea, Barley and Ham Soup

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

A really hearty and satisfying comfort soup!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in large soup pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onions, then add pepper, salt, pepper sauce and stir twice.
  3. Saute over medium heat for 3 minutes.
  4. Add rinsed split peas,barley,chopped carrots, garlic, bay leaves and saute another 2 minutes, stirring several times.
  5. Add chicken broth and the chopped ham or smoked turkey sausage.
  6. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove from heat, remove bay leaves,add milk or half and half and stir.
  8. Enjoy with warm, crusty bread.
Most Helpful

I've lost count how many times I've used this recipe! I look forward to cold rainy days because that is when I make it. I make it exactly as directed and it comes out perfect every time. Thanks for a great recipe!

starbucksjunky246 December 13, 2012