Real ingredients and just the littlest bit of elbow grease are what make this soup an heirloom recipe that everyone will love. Our classic Split Pea Soup calls for just seven ingredients—simple as can be—and a leisurely cooking time that’ll make your whole house smell amazing. Set aside a weekend afternoon for making a big batch and you’ll find out how special it is to start with scratch ingredients and end with one of the most warming, delicious soups you’ve ever tasted. Here’s how to make it!
What You’ll Need:
1. Heat the split peas and water to boiling in a 4-quart Dutch oven. Boil uncovered for 2 minutes; remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour.