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

Step-By-Step

1Place water and peas in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes.

2Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour.

3Stir in ham, onion, salt and pepper into peas.

4Heat to boiling. Reduce heat.

5Cover and simmer until peas are tender about 1 hour.

6Skim fat off the top if necessary.

7Stir in carrots, celery, garlic powder and thyme. Bring to a boil again. Then reduce heat.

8Cover 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