Sparky hated Split Pea Soup and absolutely refused to even try it based on some long ago childhood trauma, I reckon. Ha! But Split Pea Soup with Smoked Ham has been a specialty of mine sine 1975 when I made it for Grandpa Stanley. He loved it and I figured if I could just get Dan to TRY it. Well…try it he did and I have gained yet again, another aficionado. Score! Yes, it is easy. Yes, it is delicious, filling and inexpensive. All winners in my world. So get the kettle out and lets build us some Split Green Pea Soup with Smoked Ham.
Here’s what we’ll need