Split Pea with Ham(off the bone!!)

Eddie Szczerba

By
@chefed60

This is the best way I've ever had split pea soup! The ham bone makes a world of difference when it's made this way and I think you'll agree!!

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
12-??
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 lb
dry green split peas
4 qt
chicken broth, low salt
4 large
carrots,diced
2 stalk(s)
celery,diced
1 large
shallots,diced
3 clove
garlic,minced
1 medium
onion,diced
4 sprig(s)
bay leaves, dried
1 tsp
salt and pepper
1 large
ham bone with extra ham diced for the soup,about one pound
` small
roux for thickening

Step-By-Step

1Begin by sauteing the onion,shallot and garlic in the oil.Then add the carrots and celery,diced ham,ham bone,broth and spices.
2Cook on high for one hour,remove the bone for the carnivore in the house,:)and thicken the soup slightly with the roux. Remove the bay leaves.
3Serve with sliced crusty bread or a twist! Ritz cracker with a smear of cream cheese! Don't knock it until you try it,it's good!!! Enjoy!! :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtag: #homemade