Split Pea and Ham Soup

From the episode Cold-Weather Comfort

Why This Recipe Works

Instead of the traditional hambone, we opted for a ham steak. Simmering the steak and some bacon in the broth made our Split-Pea and Ham Soup recipe smoky and meaty. Unsoaked peas absorbed the pork-enriched broth so that every layer of the ...

Why This Recipe Works

Instead of the traditional hambone, we opted for a ham steak. Simmering the steak and some bacon in the broth made our Split-Pea and Ham Soup recipe smoky and meaty. Unsoaked peas absorbed the pork-enriched broth so that every layer of the soup was deeply flavored. Gently fried croutons floated on top of the split-pea soup were the perfect finish to this updated classic.

Split Pea and Ham Soup