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France’s Yellow Split Pea Soup

A hearty and delicious French soup made with yellow split peas, turkey ham, carrots, potatoes, thyme, and allspice.

  • Total Time: 6-10 hours and 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


Units Scale

1 lb dried yellow or green split peas
1 lb cubed turkey ham diced (ham and ham bone can also be used)
1 1/2 cup carrots peeled diced
1 1/2 cup potatoes peeled and diced
1 large onion diced
6 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
2 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon allspice
Salt and pepper to taste


Rinse and soak the split peas overnight according to package directions.
Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on high for 6-8 hours or on low for 8-10 hours. Stir occasionally.
If the soup becomes too thick, you can add a bit more broth.
Remove bay leaves and allspice and serve.

  • Author: 9
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6-10 hours
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: French
  • Diet: Halal


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 290 kcal
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 400mg
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 55mg

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