Split Pea Soup

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Total Time:
3 hours
Serves:2
Rated : 3 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups - Chicken stock
  • 4 cups - water
  • 1 pound - dried split peas (about 2-1/4 cups)
  • 1 to 2 lb - smoked Ham
  • 1 - medium sized Onion
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1/4 tsp - pepper
  • 2 or 3 - carrots, chopped
  • 2 or 3 stalks - celery, chopped

How to Make Split Pea Soup

  • Heat water and peas to boiling.
  • Boil for 2 mins, then remove from heat and cover.
  • Let it sit for 1 hour.
  • Add ham, onion, salt and pepper.
  • Cover and simmer until peas are tender for about 1 hour.
  • Remove ham and trim meat from bone.
  • Cut ham to 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Stir ham, carrots, and celery into soup.
  • Cover and simmer until veggies are tender for about 45 mins.
  • Serve hot.