Split Pea and Ham Soup

Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

This one of my favorite comfort foods. It is great on those cool fall and winter days.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

8 c
water
4 c
smoked ham, cubed
1 lb
dried split peas
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
2 medium
carrots, peeled and cut in 1/2 inch pieces
1 stalk(s)
celery, diced
1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1/8 tsp
garlic powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place water and peas in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes.
2
Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour.
3
Stir in ham, onion, salt and pepper into peas.
4
Heat to boiling. Reduce heat.
5
Cover and simmer until peas are tender about 1 hour.
6
Skim fat off the top if necessary.
7
Stir in carrots, celery, garlic powder and thyme. Bring to a boil again. Then reduce heat.
8
Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally until carrots and celery are tender. About 45 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German