Smoked Ham Split Pea Soup

anthony R

By
@imakeitrain

Had leftover homemade smoke ham on the bone and turned that into an amazing Smokey Split Pea Soup.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

3 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

16 oz
dried split peas
1
left-over bone in smoked ham
salt to taste
black pepper to taste
1 tsp
crushed red pepper
4 c
low sodium chicken stock (preferably homemade)
water as needed
1 large
onion chopped
4 large
carrots chooped
3
celery stalks sliced
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
4 clove
whole garlic

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add two table spoons veggie oil to a large heated dutch over pot.
2
Place the left-over smoked ham on the bone in the heated pan and brown on all sides.
3
Add the onions, carrots, celery, red pepper, and garlic. Cook for about 4-5 minutes.
4
Add all chicken stock. Add anough water so that ham (bone) is completely covered with liquid. Then cover & simmer for 2-3 hours or until the meat is falling off that bone.
5
Remove all the meat from the bone and remove the bone from the soup. Add in the package of dried split peas.
6
Cook uncovered until the peas are tender and the soup thickens.
7
Taste and check for salt & pepper.
8
Serve with crusty bread.
9
NOTE: make this dish if you're single. Whoever you serve this to will marry you in no time.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American