Turkey Split Pea Soup



7 c RICH TURKEY STOCK or low-sodium chicken bouillon, stock recipe link shown below

1 lb dried split peas, rinsed and drained

2 c chopped onion

1 c chopped carrots

1/2 c chopped celery

1 Clove garlic, minced

3 tbsp dried parsley

1 bay leaf

1 lb TURKEY HAM, cut into 1/2-inch cubes


  1. In 5-quart saucepan, over high heat, combine Rich Turkey Stock, peas, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, parsley and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook one hour. Remove saucepan from heat and discard bay leaf.

  2. With a wire whip, gently whisk soup to slightly blend peas. If desired, soup can be pureed in a blender or food processor for a smoother texture.

  3. Return soup to medium-high heat, add turkey ham and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, and cook, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 315

Total Fat 5 g

% Daily Total Fat 14

Cholesterol 19 g

Sodium 633 mg

Total Carbohydrates 41 g

Protein 27 g