Split Pea Soup with Ham

Lorraine Nicolini

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@Lorraine_Nicolini

Great soup for a cold winter's day!


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Serves:

Full Pot

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3/4 c
chopped onion
1/2 c
chopped celery
1/2 c
chopped carrots
2
garlic cloves, chopped
1
ham hock, smoked
1
ham steak, diced small
2 qt
chicken broth
1 lb
split peas
1
bay leaf
salt & pepper, to taste
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oil in Dutch Oven. Add onion, celery, carrots & garlic. Add salt & pepper, to taste. Saute until soft.
2
Add chicken broth, split peas, ham hock, ham and bay leaf. Cover, and cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours on medium heat.
3
Once done, remove bay leaf and ham hock. Remove fat and meat from bone. Dice meat and return to pot.
4
At this point, you can use immersion blender to smooth out ingredients. Once done, you can add more salt and/or pepper if necessary. Serve and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #split pea, #soup