There’s a Black Friday Exclusive where you can get 1 free Barista’s Choice Sleeve when you use my code SIPANDFEAST at If you’ve been wanting to try Cometeer, now is the time. Today we’re making split pea soup with a smoked ham hock and the best croutons ever! This is an easy recipe that never has leftovers. Enjoy! SUPPORT ON PATREON: MY AMAZON STORE (This is an affiliate link) ****PRINT RECIPE WITH INSTRUCTIONS AND PROCESS SHOTS**** SPLIT PEA SOUP PRINT RECIPE: INGREDIENTS WITH GRAM AMOUNTS For the split pea soup -¼ (54 grams) cup extra virgin olive oil -5 medium carrots diced, divided -3 celery ribs diced -1 medium onion diced -3 cloves smoked garlic minced -1 large bay leaf -1 large bay leaf -1 ham hock or ham bone -16 (454 grams) ounces split peas see below -4 cups (946 grams) low-sodium chicken stock -4 cups (946 grams) water -8 ounces (227 grams) ham diced – can use deli ham, cooked ham, etc – salt and pepper to taste For the croutons -3 cups (210 grams) bread cut into 1-inch cubes -3 tablespoons (43 grams) olive oil -½ teaspoon garlic powder -¼ teaspoon kosher salt -¼ teaspoon black pepper FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM: Disclosure: I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. .