Split Pea Soup Mix


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Nebraska Barnraising Split Pea Soup features basil seasoning and a carrot vegetable mixture that complement the finest green peas. Bacon or ham are popular additions to this classic thick split pea soup. Add a dash of sherry, if desired!

Nutrition: No added salt or artificial anything, Certified Gluten Free
Serves: 5-6

Size: 454g 160z.

What you need:
  • 8 oz. sliced bacon (or meaty ham bone)
  • 6 cups chicken broth (48 oz.)
    (if prepared ahead, 1-2 cups additional broth needed since soup will thicken)
  • ¼ cup sherry, optional

Cooking Instructions:

  • Pick through the split peas. Remove discoloured, shrivelled split peas and any foreign material. Rinse well.
  • Cut bacon into ½ inch pieces and saute for 10 minutes in a 4 quart pot until nearly crisp
    (or place meaty ham bone in 4 quart pot).
  • Stir in contents of soup mix vegetable packet, split peas and broth to the pot.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer covered 2.5 hours; stir occasionally.
  • Just before serving add sherry, if desired. Salt and pepper to taste.