Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Split Pea Soup

Mary Beth Moynihan

By
@mmoynihan2108

This was the soup my mother made while my brother and sister were growing up. She used ham hocks while I use a ham bone and add a touch of sherry at the end. Cut up hot dogs were added but with the ham bone, there's enough meat to put in. It is sooooo good and special!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Ingredients

1 lb
green split peas
1
ham bone
4 c
chicken broth
4 c
water
2
celery, chopped
2
carrots, chopped
1
onion, chopped
1
leek, chopped
2
garlic, finely minced
3 Tbsp
parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp
tarragon ,
1 tsp
savory
1
bay leaf
2 Tbsp
dry sherry (optional )

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sauté the vegetables until tender, about 10 mins in olive oil.
2
Bring to boil the broth, water, the split peas picked over, and the ham bone. Reduce to a simmer.
3
Add vegetables to the broth. Simmer until peas are tender.
Remove ham bone and remove as much of the meat on the bone.
4
Puree either in a blender or immersion blender until desired consistency.

Add the ham meat or diced hot dogs until warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids