Traditional Split Pea Soup


A long standing family tradition and perfect for any occasion, this classic soup features the creamy texture of split peas with a delicious smoked hickory seasoning.

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Product Recipe

Try this easy recipe from Hurst's own test kitchens. See below for more cooking tips and suggestions. More recipe ideas available at

You will need:

  • 1 package Traditional Split Pea Soup
  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1-2 ham hocks, or 1/2 lb. diced ham
  • Juice from 1 lemon


  1. Rinse and sort through the dry split peas.
  2. Add olive oil to a large soup pot over medium-high heat. Sauté the onion and garlic for 5-6 minutes until onion becomes translucent.
  3. Add 7 cups of water, ham, and rinsed peas. Turn the heat to high and bring mixture to a rolling boil. Stir periodically.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and cover the pot with a lid. Simmer (covered) for 45 minutes.
  5. Uncover and remove the ham hocks. (Trim ham off of bone and return to pot).
  6. When soup reaches desired consistency, add lemon juice and contents of seasoning packet.
  7. Simmer for additional 10 minutes before serving.

Cooking Tips

  • For thicker consistency, use 5-6 cups of water or stock (step #3)
  • Tastes great with your leftover Christmas or Easter ham!
  • Add chopped asparagus for a simple and delicious twist
  • Great with fresh corn bread!
  • Leave out the ham for a delicious vegan dish.


Green Split Peas

Seasoning Packet

Sea Salt, natural flavors (including natural hickory smoke and grill flavors), yeast extract. Contains no known allergens.

Nutritional Information


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