Split Pea Soup with Spare Ribs

Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

I got this recipe from a friend several years ago. Split pea soup is so good and the spareribs make this version meaty and delicious.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

3 Hr

Ingredients

3 lb
pork spare ribs
8 c
water
1 lb
green split peas
2
stalks celery, cut in 1 inch pieces
3
carrots, cut in chunks
4
leeks, trimmed and diced
1 tsp
hickory smoked salt
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
ground thyme
2
bay leaves
10 parsley sprigs
10 black peppercorns

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine spareribs and water in large kettle. Bring to boil.

Rinse and drain peas and add to ribs along with celery, carrots, leeks, smoked salt, salt, and thyme.

Tie bay leaves, parsley, and peppercorns in small square of cheesecloth and drop into soup. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 3 to 4 hours or until soup is consistency of thin porridge. Add hot water from time to time if needed.
2
Remove ribs from soup, strip meat off bones and return meat to soup. Adjust seasonings, if needed. Reheat if needed, remove bundle of herbs and ladle soup into hot bowls.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Other Soups