Split Pea Soup With Barley

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Chef PotPie

Low in fat, high in fiber, tasty and filling! And oh so yummy on a chilly night. You can sub turkey sausage for the ham if you like.

Top Review by Aunt Cookie

This was a really good soup! I was happy to use up a few pantry items with this recipe, too. I have to admit that I didn't use the ham (I added some bacon bits, because I don't eat ham); I'm sure it would be even better with ham for those meat-eaters out there. I made this in a crock pot set on "high"; I think I let Step 1 cook for an hour, then added the Step 2 ingredients and let it cook for a couple of hours. So easy! Thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 4-5 quart Dutch oven or pot, bring broth, peas, barley, and bay leaf to boil. Reduce heat, simmer, covered, for 30 mminutes.
  2. Stir in celery, carrots, and onion; return to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes more or until vegetables, peas, and barley are tender.
  3. Stir in ham and pepper and heat through. adjust seasoning with salt and more pepper if desired.

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