split pea and ham with veggies soup

Diane Eldridge

By
@Dianeintn

i have not made split pea soup in yrs had it alot as a kid hubby does not like green peas so he thought he wouldn't like this he decided to give it a try. ham hocks are cookin as i type i'm addin the peas in a few i'm playin with spices for in this not usin the spice pack that cam with the peas


hubby loved this[i did too]

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
4 Hr

Ingredients

4
meaty ham hocks[1-1/2 pounds]
1 pkg
split peas
1 large
onion[1/2ved..one chopped fine other sliced thick]
1 c
matchstick cut carrots
1
rib celery chopped
1/2 medium
red bell pepper
3 clove
garlic,chopped fine
10 c
water
spices to taste...old bay seasoning,soul seasoning,fresh ground black pepper
1 can(s)
milk, 1%
1/2 stick
butter
light sour cream

Step-By-Step

1take ham hocks and put in lg stock pot add water to cover add spices bring to boil turn temp to low[so it jus simmers cook til meat is coming off bones remove hocks from pan set aside to cool and then debone and return to pot
2next add peas and cook bout 45 min add all other veggies cook til they tender add water as needed[but remember milk is bein added at end]

WATCH CLOSE,STIR OFTEN PEAS LIKE TO SCORCH
3once veggies tender add butter stir til it melts add milk heat til hot but not boiling
4serve with lg dollop of sour cream

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup