Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Split Pea Soup

Pamela Cose-Garote

By
@chilipepperOR

This is a recipe I got from my Mom. She used Thuringer sausage. I use ham hocks and summer sausage works well also. This is a great rainy day dish served with a salad and warm sour dough bread.


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Ingredients

1 pkg
split peas
3 large
carrots
3 - 4 medium
potatoes
1 1/2 medium
onions, yellow, medium
1 - 2
ham hock, smoked
6 - 8 c
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut carrots, potatoes and onions in large chuncks. Place all ingredients in a large dutch oven or soup pot. Add water until all the ingredients are covered with water. Bring to a boil, turn down and cook on medium heat for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
2
Remove the ham hock and let cool. While the hocks are cooling use a potatoe masher or hand mixer to mash the ingredients as desired. Cut of any meat on the ham hocks and add to the soup let simmer for 1/2 hour more and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #peas, #ham, #HOCKS, #split