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!!


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Rating:

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Begin by sauteing the onion,shallot and garlic in the oil.Then add the carrots and celery,diced ham,ham bone,broth and spices.
2
Cook 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.
3
Serve 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