Split pea soup

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READY IN: 1hr 55mins
Recipe by Hey Jude

A delicious pea soup recipe that I found in the Chicago Trib that uses smoked pork chops instead of ham. This is a thick soup, if you prefer a thinner pea soup, reduce the cooking to 45-55 minutes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil and sausage in a Dutch oven or heavy skillet over medium heat; add onion and celery; cook until onion begins to soften, about 2 minutes; add garlic and shallots, cook 1 minute; add peas, chicken and beef broth, bay leaf, thyme, allspice and pepper to taste, heat to boil.
  2. Add smoked pork chops; reduce heat to simmer.
  3. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  4. Remove pork chops from pot; cut meat from the bone, chop meat and return to the pot; stir in sherry and butter until butter is melted.

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