Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Split Pea Soup

Johnnie Truman


This soup has been a stand by for dinner for 3 generations..We were making this a long time before Anderson Pea Soup Co. came out with it in cans! My family likes saltine crackers with it but hard crust bread is good also.

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10 Min
4 Hr


1 pkg
dried split peas
1 small
ham bone with some meat on it
12 c
water to cover
2 tsp
1/2 tsp
garlic powder


1Wash and rinse peas. Cover Ham Bone with water in a large pot. Add peas, salt, dash of pepper, and garlic powder.
2Bring to a boil stir. Lower heat to simmer and cook til peas are soft and smooth. Stir often to keep peas from sticking to bottom of pan. Add water as needed to cover ham bone. Remove ham bone and cool. Take meat off bone and add cubed meat back into peas. Serve nice and warm with a pat of butter floating on top. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy