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]


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
take 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
2
next 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
3
once veggies tender add butter stir til it melts add milk heat til hot but not boiling
4
serve with lg dollop of sour cream

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup