Split Pea Soup

Michelle Tuten


This another one of my grandmothers recipes. Hope you enjoy, We always did.

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4 c
1 lb
dried split peas
1 lb
ham, diced
2 large
potatoes, cut into cubes
5 clove
garlic, smashed
1/2 tsp
oregano, dried
1/4 tsp
1 medium
onion, diced
enough olive oil to saute'
carrots, cubed


1Soak split peas overnight, drain the following day and set aside. Dice the ham into half-inch cubes, dice the potato into cubes. Add oil to a large pot,dice onion and add it to the pot. When onions are almost done add garlic, Saute the garlic for a minute, then add the ham, potato,carrots, peas, oregano and cumin. Add four cups of water, bring to a boil, then set the cooking heat to low. Simmer until peas are soft or desired consistency, salt and pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups