Split Pea Soup with Ham Hock

This split pea soup is a satisfying delicious meal very high in fiber. A perfect soup on a cold evening!

This split pea soup is a satisfying delicious meal very high in fiber. A perfect soup on a cold evening!

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Split Pea Soup with Ham Hock

This split pea soup is a satisfying delicious meal very high in fiber. A perfect soup on a cold evening!

Ingredients:

  • 16 oz bag of dried split peas
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove or more if you like more garlic, use 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 8 cups fat-free chicken broth
  • 2 tsp of olive oil
  • 2 large carrots – chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 ham hock

Directions:

  1. Wash peas and drain them.
  2. In a pot, saute onions and garlic in about 2 tsp of oil.
  3. Add peas, carrots, ham hock and your chicken stock, then cover the pot and let it come to a boil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Once it boils you can reduce heat and cook for about two hours (beans should be very soft by then).
  5. Make sure to check the water and consistency. You may need to add hot water if it becomes too thick.
  6. Remove ham hock and serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 6 servings, Serving Size: 1 cup

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 2
  • Points +: 9
  • Calories: 367 calories
  • Total Fat: 6.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Sodium: 807.5mg
  • Carbohydrates: 54.5g
  • Fiber: 20.5g
  • Sugar: 9.5g
  • Protein: 24g
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