Creole Split Pea Soup

Dee Tourville

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@Dee_Tourville

If memory serves me right this recipe was posted on a food blog some time last year......I tweaked it and printed it to save; forgot about till yesterday............made it, loved it!


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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
oil
1/2 lb
andouille sausage (cut into small pieces)
3/4 c
cup onion, diced
1/2 c
celery (diced
1 large
orange pepper (diced)
1/2 c
carrots, diced
6 1/2 c
chicken stock
4 clove
garlic, chopped
1 1/2 c
yellow split peas
1 tsp
ham hock
1/2 tsp
sweet paprika
1 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
cayene pepper ( more or less to taste)
2
bay leaves, dried
1 tsp
oregano, dried
tsp
thyme, dried
salt & pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Heat the oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add the sausage and saute until lightly golden brown, about 5-7 minutes.

2Add the onions, celery and green pepper to the pan and cook until tender, about 7-10 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.

3Add the stock, split peas, ham hock, paprika, cayenne, oregano, thyme, bay leaves, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.

4Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer covered until the peas are soft and tender, about 1-3 hours.

5Remove the ham hock, pull the meat from it, cut it into bite sized pieces and add it back to the pot

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole