Fireman Bob's Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup my way...

Bob Cooney

By
@firemanbob59

Now Don't anybody faint.....

Thought I would share this simple soup....


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
butter
2 medium
leeks - halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced (white and green parts only)
2 large
carrots - shredded
2 tsp
course sea salt - or to taste
3 c
homemade chicken broth
2 tsp
fresh ground black pepper - or to taste
4 c
split green peas - dry - rinsed and destoned
1 tsp
fresh squeezed lemon juice
4 large
ham hocks
1 c
sour cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large Dutch Oven, melt the butter over low heat. Add the leeks, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, and a pinch of pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 8 minutes.
2
Add the broth, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, pepper, ham hocks, carrots, and bring to a boil. Add the peas and bring to a boil again for 7 minutes.
3
Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
4
Once cooked, remove ham hocks and set aside.
5
Using a blender, puree the soup in batches until smooth, add ham hocks back to the soup and serve hot.
6
Top each serving with a dollop of sour cream, if desired.
7
ENJOY !!!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #comfort-food